Roof Bolters, Mining

3.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
62%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-6.9%
by 2030
WAGES
$61,190
or $29.42 hourly
VOLUME
2,080
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 62% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Manual Dexterity
Assisting and Caring for Others
Finger Dexterity
Key
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Roof Bolters, Mining' job openings is expected to decline by -6.9% by 2030
'Roof Bolters, Mining' 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 'Roof Bolters, Mining' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Roof Bolters, Mining' was $61,190, or $29.42 hourly
'Roof Bolters, Mining' are paid 45.9% 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 2,080 people employed as Roof Bolters, Mining.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine.

SOC Code: 47-5043.00

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