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High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.
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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 64% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Transportation Inspectors will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
The number of 'Transportation Inspectors' job openings is expected to rise 1.8% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Transportation Inspectors' was $79,570, or $38 per hour
'Transportation Inspectors' were paid 71.8% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 24,420 people employed as 'Transportation Inspectors' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as 'Transportation Inspectors'.
Inspect equipment or goods in connection with the safe transport of cargo or people. Includes rail transportation inspectors, such as freight inspectors, rail inspectors, and other inspectors of transportation vehicles not elsewhere classified.
SOC Code: 53-6051.00
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