Future job prospects of the occupation in EU in 2016-2030

In 2017, operators and assemblers accounted for 7.39% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 16,865,180.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as operators and assemblers in EU changed by 6.09%.

In 2017, operators and assemblers were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Manufacturing (6,971,217)
  • Transport & storage (5,161,420)
  • Wholesale & retail trade (1,320,783) 
  • Construction (924,994)
  • Agriculture, forestry & fishing (385,185)

Countries with highest employment share of operators and assemblers in 2017:

  • Slovakia (14.89%)
  • Hungary (14.47%)
  • Czechia (13.66%)
  • Bulgaria (12.90%)
  • Estonia (11.89%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for operators and assemblers in EU is projected to change by 2.22%

Future job prospects of operators and assemblers across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of operators and assemblers in EU in 2016

Usual range of monthly gross income in the occupation in EU in 2016 (EUR, in Purchasing power parity)

Employment of operators and assemblers in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of operators and assemblers in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of operators and assemblers for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level