Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

1.3/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
92%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-15.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$43,150
or $20.74 hourly
VOLUME
15,760
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 92% (You are doomed)

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Manual Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' job openings is expected to decline by -15.1% by 2030
'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' was $43,150, or $20.74 hourly
'Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' are paid 2.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 15,760 people employed as Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Set up, operate, or tend milling or planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal or plastic work pieces.

SOC Code: 51-4035.00

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Comments

Ec (Could go either way) says
The way these machines mess up, you've got to have someone around to fix them. Either that or a robot capable of identifying a problem and then crawling in a machine to fix it
Aug 16, 2019 at 06:50 PM

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