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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 53% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Agricultural Technicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
The number of 'Agricultural Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 9.7% by 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Agricultural Technicians' was $41,760, or $20 per hour
'Agricultural Technicians' were paid 9.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
As of 2022 there were 13,140 people employed as 'Agricultural Technicians' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 11 thousand people are employed as 'Agricultural Technicians'.
Work with agricultural scientists in plant, fiber, and animal research, or assist with animal breeding and nutrition. Set up or maintain laboratory equipment and collect samples from crops or animals. Prepare specimens or record data to assist scientists in biology or related life science experiments. Conduct tests and experiments to improve yield and quality of crops or to increase the resistance of plants and animals to disease or insects.
SOC Code: 19-4012.00
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