Biochemists and Biophysicists

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.5%
risk level
POLLING
31%
Based on 147 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
15.3%
by year 2032
WAGES
$103,810
or $49.90 per hour
Volume
32,500
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
8.0/10

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Automation risk

0.5% (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:

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

31% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 0.5% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Biochemists and Biophysicists will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Biochemists and Biophysicists' job openings is expected to rise 15.3% 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 2022, the median annual wage for 'Biochemists and Biophysicists' was $103,810, or $49 per hour

'Biochemists and Biophysicists' were paid 124.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 32,500 people employed as 'Biochemists and Biophysicists' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as 'Biochemists and Biophysicists'.

Job description

Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms.

SOC Code: 19-1021.00

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Comments

Joe Cabot (Low) says
It is quite complex, and AI algorithms are of no use if there's on human typing prompts.
Mar 02, 2024 at 08:46 AM

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