Tile and Stone Setters

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
43%
risk level
POLLING
29%
Based on 28 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
9.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$48,340
or $23.24 per hour
Volume
40,760
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.0/10

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Automation risk

43% (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.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

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

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

29% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 43% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Tile and Stone Setters will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Tile and Stone Setters' job openings is expected to rise 9.0% 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 'Tile and Stone Setters' was $48,340, or $23 per hour

'Tile and Stone Setters' were paid 4.4% higher 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 40,760 people employed as 'Tile and Stone Setters' 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 'Tile and Stone Setters'.

Job description

Apply hard tile, stone, and comparable materials to walls, floors, ceilings, countertops, and roof decks.

SOC Code: 47-2044.00

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Comments

Joel (Low) says
Big commercial jobs with huge open spaces will be the first to go.

Residential homes have little chance of going in the next 20 yrs
Feb 06, 2022 at 09:32 PM
Icon (No chance) says
Robots are terrible at custom work.
Aug 16, 2019 at 05:20 PM

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