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or $34.44 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Assisting and Caring for Others (71)
Social Perceptiveness (66)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (49)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Coroners' job openings is expected to rise 4.3% by 2031
'Coroners' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Coroners' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Coroners' was $71,650, or $34.44 hourly
'Coroners' are paid 56.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as coroners?
As of 2021 there were 334,340 people employed as Coroners within the United States.
This represents around 0.24% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 421 people are employed as Coroners.
Direct activities such as autopsies, pathological and toxicological analyses, and inquests relating to the investigation of deaths occurring within a legal jurisdiction to determine cause of death or to fix responsibility for accidental, violent, or unexplained deaths.
SOC Code: 13-1041.06
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