Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers

2.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $14.69 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 55% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers' job openings is expected to decline by -14% by 2030
'Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers' 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 'Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers' was $30,550, or $14.69 hourly
'Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers' are paid 27.2% lower 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 7,380 people employed as Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Construct, decorate, or repair leather and leather-like products, such as luggage, shoes, and saddles. May use hand tools.

SOC Code: 51-6041.00

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Robin (No chance) says
There are multitude of designs and ways to creat something, and near unlimited ways something can break. There are no set rules in these lines of work for any AI to follow. Having an AI understand a customers wish I imagine is also extremly difficult.
May 20, 2019 at 09:58 AM

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