Concierges

5.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
26%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
20%
by 2030
WAGES
$32,380
or $15.57 hourly
VOLUME
36,800
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 26% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
Originality
Persuasion
Key
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Concierges' job openings is expected to rise 20% by 2030
'Concierges' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Concierges' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Concierges' was $32,380, or $15.57 hourly
'Concierges' are paid 22.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 36,800 people employed as Concierges.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Assist patrons at hotel, apartment, or office building with personal services. May take messages; arrange or give advice on transportation, business services, or entertainment; or monitor guest requests for housekeeping and maintenance.

SOC Code: 39-6012.00

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Comments

Tino (Small chance) says
The job in question requires specialized social skills including understanding subtle emotional clues. In addition it is also a service providing job.

Currently robotics and AI are not well adapted to these tasks (they can provide service, however only have a rudimentary understanding of emotional subtly, granted this is likely to change in time) and may never (heavy emphasis on maybe because the potential is there for that to change radically) be as they are not something that can necessarily be programmed, it is perhaps why the human algorithms shaped by the Savanna and the need for cooperation are unique and unlikely to be matched.

This is not to say there will not be some staggeringly brilliant and incredible algorithms that will evolve in AI's it is to say they will not have the same evolutionary constraints. Perhaps this may be a good thing, and perhaps not. At some juncture humans will likely want to merge with AI and that could be both a boon and a curse.
Feb 08, 2020 at 10:28 PM
Fef (Likely) says
A voice activated terminal with a data base with all the info could provide these services easily, and at many people at the same time
Oct 30, 2019 at 11:19 AM
Sarah (Highly likely) says
Robots are more likely to be assistants at hotels soon. Computers may become maps of a hotel soon.
Jul 01, 2019 at 07:39 PM

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