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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 52% chance of automation.
What do you think the risk of automation is?
What is the likelihood that Computer Programmers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Computer Programmers' job openings is expected to decline 10.2% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Computer Programmers' was $97,800, or $47 per hour
'Computer Programmers' were paid 111.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 132,740 people employed as 'Computer Programmers' within the United States.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Computer Programmers'.
Create, modify, and test the code and scripts that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software and web developers or other individuals. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
SOC Code: 15-1251.00
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