Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

2.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
97%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.7%
by 2030
WAGES
$36,650
or $17.62 hourly
VOLUME
57,960
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 97% (You are doomed)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping' job openings is expected to rise 10.7% by 2030
'Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping' was $36,650, or $17.62 hourly
'Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping' are paid 12.6% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 57,960 people employed as Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Weigh, measure, and check materials, supplies, and equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records. Duties are primarily clerical by nature. Includes workers who collect and keep record of samples of products or materials.

SOC Code: 43-5111.00

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Comments

Anon (Highly likely) says
It seems like a lot of data entry. I imagine that a lot of the "middlemen" will be automated, and new tools will probably let business owners do it more efficiently with fewer people.
Jun 22, 2019 at 03:08 AM

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