Physicists

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Will "Physicists" 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 16.3% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

No worries

or 10% probability of automation

Projected Growth

8%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$115,870

or $55.70 hourly

People Employed

16,680

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 171 out of 706

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Job description

Conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.

SOC Code: 19-2012

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Comments

Furkan (No chance) says
artificial intelligence can not be a physicist because it takes more than imitation to ask a new question to understand the universe
Sep 23, 2019 at 03:04 PM
Charlotte Bellanie (No chance) says
It’s a job that simply can’t be replaced, robots don’t have feelings, it would feel as though you were talking to a wall.
Sep 19, 2019 at 06:02 AM
Giorno (No chance) says
There is no way scientific discovery can be automated
Jul 25, 2019 at 04:54 AM

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