Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
5%
risk level
POLLING
37%
Based on 43 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
12.4%
by year 2032
WAGES
$83,920
or $40.34 per hour
Volume
52,050
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
7.6/10

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Automation risk

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.

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

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

User poll

37% 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 5% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary 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 'Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 12.4% 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

High paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary' was $83,920, or $40 per hour

'Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary' were paid 74.6% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 52,050 people employed as 'Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary'.

Job description

Teach courses in biological sciences. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1042.00

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Comments

betsy (Moderate) says
requires discrimination of good science from bad science as well as the ability to sense what the future of a given line of inquiry is likely to be as well as the ability to construct and execute inciteful experiments to test generated hypotheses of one
s own or others
Jun 25, 2023 at 11:55 AM

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