This occupation has a very high probability of automation.
$24,280 annual wage
What they do
Service automobiles, buses, trucks, boats, and other automotive or marine vehicles with fuel, lubricants, and accessories. Collect payment for services and supplies. May lubricate vehicle, change motor oil, install antifreeze, or replace lights or other accessories, such as windshield wiper blades or fan belts. May repair or replace tires.
Risk of automation
This occupation is 83.0% likely to be automated. It ranks 467 of 702 occupations analyzed (higher rank means higher likelihood).
People affected and economic value
In the US, 110,000 people have this job. They earn $24,280 per year on average (the mean annual wage). The occupation therefore represents $2,670,800,000 in annual economic value. The mean hourly wage for this occupation is $11.67.
Official growth forecast
This occupation is projected to grow 10.6% between 2016 and 2026. At this rate, there would be 121,700 people with this job at that time.
References and notes
This article uses data from "The Future of Employment" (PDF), a 2013 study from University of Oxford researchers, and US Bureau of Labor Statistics files including Standard Occupational Classification 2010 Definitions (XLS), May 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics (zip) and 2016-2026 Employment Projections (XLS).