Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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Our visitors have voted that there is a small chance this occupation will be replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 18% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Animal Scientists' job openings is expected to rise 11.8% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Animal Scientists' was $69,390, or $33.36 per hour
'Animal Scientists' were paid 49.8% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 2,520 people employed as Animal Scientists within the United States.
This represents around 0.002% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 58 thousand people are employed as Animal Scientists.
Conduct research in the genetics, nutrition, reproduction, growth, and development of domestic farm animals.
SOC Code: 19-1011.00
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