Pile Driver Operators

4.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
69%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
6%
by 2031
WAGES
$76,260
or $36.66 hourly
VOLUME
3,760
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 69% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Manual Dexterity
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Pile Driver Operators' job openings is expected to rise 6% by 2031
'Pile Driver Operators' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Pile Driver Operators' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Pile Driver Operators' was $76,260, or $36.66 hourly
'Pile Driver Operators' are paid 66.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as pile driver operators?

As of 2021 there were 3,760 people employed as Pile Driver Operators within the United States.
This represents around 0.003% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 37 thousand people are employed as Pile Driver Operators.

Job description

Operate pile drivers mounted on skids, barges, crawler treads, or locomotive cranes to drive pilings for retaining walls, bulkheads, and foundations of structures such as buildings, bridges, and piers.

SOC Code: 47-2072.00

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