Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
6%
risk level
POLLING
46%
Based on 12 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
7.2%
by year 2032
WAGES
$100,690
or $48.40 per hour
Volume
11,770
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.4/10

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Automation risk

6% (Minimal Risk)

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.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Originality

User poll

46% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 6% chance of automation.

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Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 7.2% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary' was $100,690, or $48 per hour

'Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary' were paid 109.5% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 11,770 people employed as 'Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 12 thousand people are employed as 'Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary'.

Job description

Teach courses in the physical sciences, except chemistry and physics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1051.00

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