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20 Jobs That Often Require Making Repetitive Motions

by Jacob Brown
Thursday, March 24, 2016



The jobs that often require making repetitive motions are listed below.

Dental hygienists
Dental hygienists clean teeth and examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease. They may also educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.
Median Annual Salary: $68,250 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 36.14%

Tire builders
Tire builders operate machines to build tires.
Median Annual Salary: $39,250

Shoe machine operators and tenders
Shoe machine operators and tenders operate or tend a variety of machines to join, decorate, reinforce, or finish shoes and shoe parts.
Median Annual Salary: $26,280

Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists
Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. They may also apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.
Median Annual Salary: $22,760 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 20.14%

Brickmasons and blockmasons
Brickmasons and blockmasons lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures.
Median Annual Salary: $46,930 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 11.52%

Dancers
Dancers perform dances. They may also perform on stage, for on-air broadcasting, or for video recording.

Team assemblers
Team assemblers work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. They may also participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team.
Median Annual Salary: $27,180 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: .04%

Medical transcriptionists
Medical transcriptionists transcribe medical reports recorded by physicians and other healthcare practitioners using various electronic devices, covering office visits, emergency room visits, diagnostic imaging studies, operations, chart reviews, and final summaries. Transcribe dictated reports and translate abbreviations into fully understandable form. Edit as necessary and return reports in either printed or electronic form for review and signature, or correction.
Median Annual Salary: $32,900 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 11.15%

Roof bolters, mining
Roof bolters, mining operate machinery to install roof support bolts in underground mine.
Median Annual Salary: $49,850

Reinforcing iron and rebar workers
Reinforcing iron and rebar workers position and secure steel bars or mesh in concrete forms in order to reinforce concrete. Use a variety of fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, and hand tools. Includes rod busters.
Median Annual Salary: $38,430 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 12.56%

Cooks, short order
Cooks, short order prepare and cook to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time. They may also take orders from customers and serve patrons at counters or tables.
Median Annual Salary: $19,580 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: .05%

Tapers
Tapers seal joints between plasterboard or other wallboard to prepare wall surface for painting or papering.
Median Annual Salary: $45,490 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 13%

Court reporters
Court reporters use verbatim methods and equipment to capture, store, retrieve, and transcribe pretrial and trial proceedings or other information. Includes stenocaptioners who operate computerized stenographic captioning equipment to provide captions of live or prerecorded broadcasts for hearing-impaired viewers.
Median Annual Salary: $47,700 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 18.26%

Postal service mail carriers
Postal service mail carriers sort mail for delivery. Deliver mail on established route by vehicle or on foot.
Median Annual Salary: $53,860

Refuse and recyclable material collectors
Refuse and recyclable material collectors collect and dump refuse or recyclable materials from containers into truck. They may also drive truck.
Median Annual Salary: $32,640 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 18.64%

Continuous mining machine operators
Continuous mining machine operators operate self-propelled mining machines that rip coal, metal and nonmetal ores, rock, stone, or sand from the mine face and load it onto conveyors or into shuttle cars in a continuous operation.
Median Annual Salary: $48,750

Hoist and winch operators
Hoist and winch operators operate or tend hoists or winches to lift and pull loads using power-operated cable equipment.
Median Annual Salary: $37,670

Gaming dealers
Gaming dealers operate table games. Stand or sit behind table and operate games of chance by dispensing the appropriate number of cards or blocks to players, or operating other gaming equipment. Distribute winnings or collect players' money or chips. They may also compare the house's hand against players' hands.
Median Annual Salary: $18,090 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 19.03%

Mine cutting and channeling machine operators
Mine cutting and channeling machine operators operate machinery such as longwall shears, plows, and cutting machines to cut or channel along the face or seams of coal mines, stone quarries, or other mining surfaces to facilitate blasting, separating, or removing minerals or materials from mines or from the Earth's surface. Includes shale planers.
Median Annual Salary: $44,950 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 4.45%

Grinding and polishing workers, hand
Grinding and polishing workers, hand grind, sand, or polish, using hand tools or hand-held power tools, a variety of metal, wood, stone, clay, plastic, or glass objects. Includes chippers, buffers, and finishers.
Median Annual Salary: $27,370 Projected 10-Year Employment Growth: 7.64%
 

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Source: O*NET