Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
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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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Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a higher chance of automation: 59% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators' job openings is expected to rise 4.4% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators' was $63,230, or $30 per hour
'Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators' were paid 36.5% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 18,600 people employed as 'Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 7 thousand people are employed as 'Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators'.
Lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. Includes ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine operators.
SOC Code: 47-4061.00
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