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Sailors and Marine Oilers
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or $22.46 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Assisting and Caring for Others
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (66)
Assisting and Caring for Others (62)
Social Perceptiveness (47)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Sailors and Marine Oilers' job openings is expected to rise 0.4% by 2031
'Sailors and Marine Oilers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Sailors and Marine Oilers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Sailors and Marine Oilers' was $46,720, or $22.46 hourly
'Sailors and Marine Oilers' are paid 2.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as sailors and marine oilers?
As of 2021 there were 26,610 people employed as Sailors and Marine Oilers within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 5 thousand people are employed as Sailors and Marine Oilers.
Stand watch to look for obstructions in path of vessel, measure water depth, turn wheel on bridge, or use emergency equipment as directed by captain, mate, or pilot. Break out, rig, overhaul, and store cargo-handling gear, stationary rigging, and running gear. Perform a variety of maintenance tasks to preserve the painted surface of the ship and to maintain line and ship equipment. Must hold government-issued certification and tankerman certification when working aboard liquid-carrying vessels. Includes able seamen and ordinary seamen.
SOC Code: 53-5011.00
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