Security Guards

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Will "Security Guards" be replaced by AI & Robots?

It's highly likely this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, workers may be able to take some comfort in the results from our poll, which shows a 59% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 84% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

Median Annual Wage


or $12.39 hourly

People Employed


as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 486 out of 706

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Job description

Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. May operate x-ray and metal detector equipment.

SOC Code: 33-9032

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scarebot 2.0 (No chance) says
Robots can scare old ladies into a heart attack
Nov 15, 2019 at 05:10 PM
connor mc says
I thought they would have been paid more
Aug 26, 2019 at 02:54 AM
Don Santiago says
I think people would rather have Human Security Guards than Robots . Have you seen iRobot .
Aug 18, 2019 at 03:13 PM

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