Soil and Plant Scientists

2%
Vote
Comments (0)

Will "Soil and Plant Scientists" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is very little chance of this occupation being replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 14.3% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 2% probability of automation

Projected Growth

7%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$62,300

or $29.95 hourly

People Employed

14,690

as of 2016

Compare
Most likely
Least likely

How this compares with other jobs: 91 out of 706

Cast Your Vote




How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

Job description

Conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops and agricultural plants or trees, shrubs, and nursery stock, their growth in soils, and control of pests; or study the chemical, physical, biological, and mineralogical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth. May classify and map soils and investigate effects of alternative practices on soil and crop productivity.

SOC Code: 19-1013

If you're thinking of starting a new career, or looking to change jobs, we've created a handy job search tool which might just help you land that perfect new role.

Search jobs in your local area

Leave a reply about this occupation

Your email address will not be published.
Comment
 
Name
 
Email (optional)
Copied