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 49% 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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Comments

Brandy Whitlock (No chance) says
Helping people find and assess information efficiently isn't something AI will be able to do in the next two decades.
Aug 11, 2019 at 04:08 AM
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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