Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.3/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
91%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-6.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$33,100
or $15.91 hourly
VOLUME
155,020
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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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' job openings is expected to decline by -6.1% by 2030
'Molding, Coremaking, and Casting 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 'Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' was $33,100, or $15.91 hourly
'Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' are paid 21.1% 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 155,020 people employed as Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Set up, operate, or tend metal or plastic molding, casting, or coremaking machines to mold or cast metal or thermoplastic parts or products.

SOC Code: 51-4072.00

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Comments

Jody taylor (Small chance) says
I'm a technical programmer that programs the current robots. I think you are grouping too many people together. I see how the operator will be replaced but the job setter and technician. Should be safe for some time.
Nov 25, 2020 at 01:04 AM

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