Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

1.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
100%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-15.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$33,990
or $16.34 hourly
VOLUME
16,330
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 100% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' job openings is expected to decline by -15.1% by 2031
'Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, 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 'Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' was $33,990, or $16.34 hourly
'Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders' are paid 25.7% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as textile knitting and weaving machine setters, operators, and tenders?

As of 2021 there were 16,330 people employed as Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders within the United States.
This represents around 0.012% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 8 thousand people are employed as Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders.

Job description

Set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles.

SOC Code: 51-6063.00

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