Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
55%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
19.3%
by year 2032
WAGES
$39,590
or $19.03 per hour
Volume
39,060
as of 2022

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.9/10

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Automation risk

55% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

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

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

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Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic' job openings is expected to rise 19.3% 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

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic' was $39,590, or $19 per hour

'Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic' were paid 14.5% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 39,060 people employed as 'Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as 'Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic'.

Job description

Cut or carve stone according to diagrams and patterns.

SOC Code: 51-9195.03

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