Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
91%
risk level
POLLING
71%
Based on 19 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-14.6 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$35,340
or $16.99 per hour
Volume
6,650
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
0.9/10

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Automation risk

91% (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 quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

71% 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 91% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders' job openings is expected to decline 14.6% 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 'Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders' was $35,340, or $16 per hour

'Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders' were paid 26.5% 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 6,650 people employed as 'Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 22 thousand people are employed as 'Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders'.

Job description

Operate or tend machines to bleach, shrink, wash, dye, or finish textiles or synthetic or glass fibers.

SOC Code: 51-6061.00

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Comments

Gaurav Patil (Moderate) says
Because some textiles need much greater human care.
Feb 09, 2020 at 11:15 AM

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