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Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
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or $13.73 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others (34)
Social Perceptiveness (28)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (7)
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What have our users voted the risk to be?
This occupation has been voted '95%' by our users to be fully automated within the next two decades.
Our visitors have voted that it's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by the automation risk level we have generated, which suggests a 100% chance of automation.
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 'Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders' job openings is expected to decline by -7.2% by 2031
'Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders' 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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders' was $28,560, or $13.73 hourly
'Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders' are paid 37.6% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as shoe machine operators and tenders?
As of 2021 there were 3,610 people employed as Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders within the United States.
This represents around 0.003% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 39 thousand people are employed as Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders.
Operate or tend a variety of machines to join, decorate, reinforce, or finish shoes and shoe parts.
SOC Code: 51-6042.00
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