Petroleum Engineers

16%

Will "Petroleum 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 32% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

No worries

or 16% probability of automation

Projected Growth

10%

by 2024

People Employed

32,620

as of 2019

Median Annual Wage

$137,720

or $66.21 hourly

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How this compares with other jobs: 195 out of 707

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Job description

Devise methods to improve oil and gas extraction and production and determine the need for new or modified tool designs. Oversee drilling and offer technical advice.

SOC Code: 17-2171

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