Librarians

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Will "Librarians" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's quite likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 47% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 65% probability of automation

Projected Growth

2%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$57,680

or $27.73 hourly

People Employed

129,350

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 363 out of 706

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Job description

Administer libraries and perform related library services. Work in a variety of settings, including public libraries, educational institutions, museums, corporations, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare providers. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services. May perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

SOC Code: 25-4021

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Steve Brantley (Small chance) says
Natural language algorithms cannot interpret or parse human speech in a way that effectively retrieves information relevant to the query.
May 22, 2019 at 09:18 PM

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