Athletes and Sports Competitors

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Will "Athletes and Sports Competitors" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is a small chance this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 10.9% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Start worrying

or 28% probability of automation

Projected Growth

6%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$47,710

or $22.94 hourly

People Employed

10,260

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 239 out of 706

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Developments

4/15/2019: World's Best Table Tennis Robot

Job description

Compete in athletic events.

SOC Code: 27-2021

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Comments

Optimistic Pupper (No chance) says
You can't have a robot replace an athlete, because than it would't be sports
Jul 31, 2019 at 03:48 PM
Dogey (No chance) says
Athletics Need to be unpredictable and suprising so since robots are "perfect" they won't steal jobs with sports.
Jul 30, 2019 at 01:39 PM
Sarah (No chance) says
Athletes are competing in sports and people want to watch sports. Sports players should not be a job that will go extinct.
Jun 25, 2019 at 11:07 PM
Essence Covington (Small chance) says
A sport is a sport for people to play and watch
Jun 24, 2019 at 07:52 PM
Jimmy (Small chance) says
Who wants to watch robots compete?
May 16, 2019 at 04:08 AM
Common sense (No chance) says
Bruh they people
May 07, 2019 at 02:00 AM
pro bowler (No chance) says
your website is wack dose not make sens
May 03, 2019 at 01:51 PM
Amare says
This will never happen
Apr 25, 2019 at 07:42 PM
reeeee says
Watching robots compete against is just boring and no one would ever watch it i rather see a baseball player diving into outfield and making a great play then a robot sit there and raise their metal arm and catch it and how would that even work thats stupid if someone does that to sports
Apr 11, 2019 at 06:38 PM
Felipe (No chance) says
The attractive part of these sports and its essence are the athletes, without them it would boring as hell
Apr 10, 2019 at 01:59 AM
Theo says
Hmm, like AlphaZero and Stochfish in chess maybe? But we will continue to watch real men perform!
Apr 04, 2019 at 08:29 AM
It's 2019 says
Uh, women's sporting are growing too, and are already big in sports like tennis
Jul 13, 2019 at 09:27 PM
Campbell Lane says
A robot can't meg me
Apr 03, 2019 at 11:37 PM
jack says
why would people want to watch robots compete in sports?
Apr 03, 2019 at 03:59 AM
William Seiding says
it would be cheating if bots were allowed to participated in sports
Mar 26, 2019 at 01:06 PM
moru says
I agree with you.
Apr 01, 2019 at 03:26 PM

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