Training and Development Specialists

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Will "Training and Development Specialists" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is very little chance of this occupation being replaced by robots/AI. However, our poll suggests a higher chance of automation: a 35% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 1.4% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

Median Annual Wage


or $28.37 hourly

People Employed


as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 60 out of 706

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Job description

Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.

SOC Code: 13-1151

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Shannon Ramirez (Small chance) says
The "human" component will remain key in providing a personalized learning experience for learners going forward.
Dec 11, 2019 at 04:34 PM
Yekaterina (No chance) says
I believe that HR L&D specialists, as well as L&D managers, are on the safe side as there are a lot of activities L&D are doing for PEOPLE development such as capabilities gaps analysis which can't be done by existing robots or chatbots. Robots can help people to source and make preliminary analysis but not interpretations which should be based not only on data but on intuition and common sense as well.
May 21, 2019 at 11:13 AM
Depressed sloth says
Agreed. Jobs like Marketing, PR, HR and corporate training will probably have the ability to be automated to a certain degree in the future, but the essentials of the jobs themselves is connecting with people, knowing what they want, protecting the company from lawsuits and so on. Other humans are not gonna trust a robot marketing him something or a entry level position being solely thought by a machine. When that kind of work is fully automated we will have bigger fish to fry regarding our worries.
Nov 08, 2019 at 04:32 AM

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