Sewers, Hand

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
94%
risk level
POLLING
75%
Based on 72 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-1.0 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$32,240
or $15.50 per hour
Volume
3,390
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
0.9/10

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Automation risk

94% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

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Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

75% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 94% chance of automation.

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Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Sewers, Hand' job openings is expected to decline 1.0% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Sewers, Hand' was $32,240, or $15 per hour

'Sewers, Hand' were paid 32.9% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 3,390 people employed as 'Sewers, Hand' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 44 thousand people are employed as 'Sewers, Hand'.

Job description

Sew, join, reinforce, or finish, usually with needle and thread, a variety of manufactured items. Includes weavers and stitchers.

SOC Code: 51-6051.00

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Comments

Antti (Uncertain) says
For basic t-shirts, yes this has happened. But for more complex sewing work humans still have their place.
Dec 16, 2022 at 07:32 AM
anon (Highly likely) says
This was replaced a long time ago - before the threat of computer automation was commonplace.
Dec 23, 2020 at 03:05 AM
Firat Tuna says
This has already been replaced a long time ago :D
Sep 06, 2019 at 10:54 AM
DAM says
I agree XDD
Nov 05, 2019 at 02:34 PM

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