Plasterers and Stucco Masons

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
48%
risk level
POLLING
50%
Based on 20 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
4.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$49,730
or $23.91 per hour
Volume
25,950
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
3.9/10

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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.

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

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

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Finger Dexterity

User poll

50% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 48% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Plasterers and Stucco Masons will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Plasterers and Stucco Masons' job openings is expected to rise 4.0% 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 2022, the median annual wage for 'Plasterers and Stucco Masons' was $49,730, or $23 per hour

'Plasterers and Stucco Masons' were paid 7.4% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 25,950 people employed as 'Plasterers and Stucco Masons' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 5 thousand people are employed as 'Plasterers and Stucco Masons'.

Job description

Apply interior or exterior plaster, cement, stucco, or similar materials. May also set ornamental plaster.

SOC Code: 47-2161.00

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