Environmental Engineers

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Will "Environmental Engineers" 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 39% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 1.8% probability of automation

Projected Growth

12%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$84,890

or $40.81 hourly

People Employed

52,280

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 81 out of 706

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Job description

Research, design, plan, or perform engineering duties in the prevention, control, and remediation of environmental hazards using various engineering disciplines. Work may include waste treatment, site remediation, or pollution control technology.

SOC Code: 17-2081

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nicholas (Small chance) says
because the environment is always changing by humans and robots cant learn everything that humans do because they are unpredictable
Aug 30, 2019 at 02:51 PM
John (Small chance) says
More field work involved than other engineering professions.
Apr 11, 2019 at 11:15 PM

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