Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

2.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
91%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.9%
by 2030
WAGES
$38,690
or $18.60 hourly
VOLUME
116,190
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 91% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' job openings is expected to rise 3.9% by 2030
'Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' is expected to be a 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 'Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' was $38,690, or $18.60 hourly
'Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' are paid 7.8% lower 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 116,190 people employed as Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.

SOC Code: 51-9023.00

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