Climate Change Policy Analysts

risk level
There hasn't been enough votes on this occupation yet
by year 2032
or $36.77 per hour
as of 2022

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health.


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Automation risk

37% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

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

  • Negotiation

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Climate Change Policy Analysts will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?


Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health' job openings is expected to rise 4.7% 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.


High paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health' was $76,480, or $36 per hour

'Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health' were paid 65.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 77,270 people employed as 'Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health' within the United States.

This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health'.

Job description

Research and analyze policy developments related to climate change. Make climate-related recommendations for actions such as legislation, awareness campaigns, or fundraising approaches.

SOC Code: 19-2041.01


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Stephanie (Moderate) says
Junior people in this field are easy to automate. Seniors are more difficult but it'll likely also come. AI can do negotiation and persuasion quite well; I don't think this is a real limitation, except for face to face interaction.
Jun 29, 2023 at 09:58 PM

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