Surgical Technologists

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Will "Surgical Technologists" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is a small chance this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, our poll suggests a higher chance of automation: a 52% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Start worrying

or 34% probability of automation

Projected Growth

15%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$45,160

or $21.71 hourly

People Employed

105,720

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 251 out of 707

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Job description

Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

SOC Code: 29-2055

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Grace (Could go either way) says
Well, Humans are really good at this stuff if you go to college. And they could code some robot to know how to preform surgeries.
Oct 05, 2019 at 01:46 PM
Rina (Likely) says
Because robotics is being introduced into this profession very quickly now
Jul 11, 2019 at 08:22 PM

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