Patternmakers, Wood

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
66%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
7.8%
by year 2032
WAGES
$48,630
or $23.38 per hour
Volume
260
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.1/10

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Automation risk

66% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

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

  • Manual Dexterity

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

  • Finger Dexterity

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Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Patternmakers, Wood' job openings is expected to rise 7.8% 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

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Patternmakers, Wood' was $48,630, or $23 per hour

'Patternmakers, Wood' were paid 1.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 260 people employed as 'Patternmakers, Wood' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 584 thousand people are employed as 'Patternmakers, Wood'.

Job description

Plan, lay out, and construct wooden unit or sectional patterns used in forming sand molds for castings.

SOC Code: 51-7032.00

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