Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
(Except Engines)

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
41%
risk level
POLLING
31%
Based on 36 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
7.6%
by year 2032
WAGES
$59,440
or $28.57 per hour
Volume
158,350
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.5/10

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Automation risk

41% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Manual Dexterity

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

User poll

31% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 41% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' job openings is expected to rise 7.6% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' was $59,440, or $28 per hour

'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' were paid 28.4% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 158,350 people employed as 'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines' within the United States.

This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 933 people are employed as 'Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines'.

Job description

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, logging, and mining.

SOC Code: 49-3042.00

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Comments

Matthew chinn (No chance) says
We will be the ones fixing the automated cyborgs that perfom all these miscellaneous tasks.
Apr 01, 2022 at 04:09 PM
Ted (No chance) says
Remote drill fitter harsh Australian conditions with limited resources
May 15, 2020 at 10:34 AM

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