Refractory Materials Repairers
(Except Brickmasons)

2.7/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $26.25 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 79% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons' job openings is expected to decline by -14.5% by 2030
'Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons' was $54,610, or $26.25 hourly
'Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons' are paid 30.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 760 people employed as Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Build or repair equipment such as furnaces, kilns, cupolas, boilers, converters, ladles, soaking pits, and ovens, using refractory materials.

SOC Code: 49-9045.00

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