Athletes and Sports Competitors
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 very little chance of this occupation being replaced. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 17% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Athletes and Sports Competitors' job openings is expected to rise 35.7% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Athletes and Sports Competitors' was $94,270, or $45.32 per hour
'Athletes and Sports Competitors' were paid 103.6% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 11,930 people employed as Athletes and Sports Competitors within the United States.
This represents around 0.008% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 12 thousand people are employed as Athletes and Sports Competitors.
Compete in athletic events.
SOC Code: 27-2021.00
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If a robot did this job then it would no longer be the same job, just a comparison of robots to see whose hardware is better whereas in human sports it takes years and even decades of dedication to become good enough to stand at the top and is symbolistic of a journey that no robot could ever replicate.
No one wants to watch a robot play football
Some day professional tennis players would choose a robot over a sparring to train. Then, the sparring would be left without a job.
Cars are faster than Usain Bolt
Athletes will survive
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