Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
89%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-6.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$43,600
or $20.96 hourly
VOLUME
34,500
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 89% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' job openings is expected to decline by -6.1% by 2030
'Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' 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 'Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' was $43,600, or $20.96 hourly
'Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic' are paid 3.9% 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 34,500 people employed as Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Set up, operate, or tend machines to roll steel or plastic forming bends, beads, knurls, rolls, or plate, or to flatten, temper, or reduce gauge of material.

SOC Code: 51-4023.00

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