Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists and Technicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
48%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
3.3%
by year 2032
WAGES
$62,610
or $30.10 per hour
Volume
73,020
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
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Automation risk

48% (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.

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Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 3.3% 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 2023, the median annual wage for 'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' was $62,610, or $30 per hour

'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' were paid 30.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 73,020 people employed as 'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians'.

Job description

Implement production processes and operate commercial-scale production equipment to produce, test, or modify materials, devices, or systems of unique molecular or macromolecular composition. Operate advanced microscopy equipment to manipulate nanoscale objects. Work under the supervision of nanoengineering staff.

SOC Code: 17-3026.01

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