Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

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Will "Veterinary Technologists and Technicians" be replaced by AI & Robots?

There is very little chance of this occupation being replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 14.4% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Totally Safe

or 3% probability of automation

Projected Growth

19%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$32,490

or $15.62 hourly

People Employed

99,390

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 104 out of 706

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Job description

Perform medical tests in a laboratory environment for use in the treatment and diagnosis of diseases in animals. Prepare vaccines and serums for prevention of diseases. Prepare tissue samples, take blood samples, and execute laboratory tests, such as urinalysis and blood counts. Clean and sterilize instruments and materials and maintain equipment and machines. May assist a veterinarian during surgery.

SOC Code: 29-2056

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Aaron (Could go either way) says
Could go either way. Doctors are using robots and AI to perform surgeries. Vets can do the same thing I suppose. AI and robots will be the new Vet techs and vet assistants. The biggest thing I see when it come to AI is a huge suppressor of wages.
Dec 03, 2019 at 09:07 PM

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