Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers

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Will "Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety 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 36% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

No worries

or 14% probability of automation

Projected Growth

6%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$93,720

or $45.05 hourly

People Employed

6,940

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 189 out of 706

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Job description

Conduct sub-surface surveys to identify the characteristics of potential land or mining development sites. May specify the ground support systems, processes and equipment for safe, economical, and environmentally sound extraction or underground construction activities. May inspect areas for unsafe geological conditions, equipment, and working conditions. May design, implement, and coordinate mine safety programs.

SOC Code: 17-2151

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