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Signal and Track Switch Repairers
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or $38.73 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (52)
Social Perceptiveness (44)
Assisting and Caring for Others (39)
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What have our users voted the risk to be?
This occupation has been voted '38%' by our users to be fully automated within the next two decades.
Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a higher chance of automation: a 55% 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 'Signal and Track Switch Repairers' job openings is expected to rise 3.7% by 2031
'Signal and Track Switch Repairers' is expected to be an average 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 'Signal and Track Switch Repairers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Signal and Track Switch Repairers' was $80,570, or $38.73 hourly
'Signal and Track Switch Repairers' are paid 76.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as signal and track switch repairers?
As of 2021 there were 8,090 people employed as Signal and Track Switch Repairers within the United States.
This represents around 0.006% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 17 thousand people are employed as Signal and Track Switch Repairers.
Install, inspect, test, maintain, or repair electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment, track switches, section lines, or intercommunications systems within a railroad system.
SOC Code: 49-9097.00
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