Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

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Will "Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's quite likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, workers can take comfort in the results from our poll, which shows a 29% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 77% probability of automation

Projected Growth

10%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$44,190

or $21.24 hourly

People Employed

32,950

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 425 out of 706

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Job description

Perform laboratory and field tests to monitor the environment and investigate sources of pollution, including those that affect health, under the direction of an environmental scientist, engineer, or other specialist. May collect samples of gases, soil, water, and other materials for testing.

SOC Code: 19-4091

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