Correspondence Clerks

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
94%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-2.1 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$42,120
or $20.25 per hour
Volume
4,650
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
1.8/10

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Automation risk

94% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

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

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

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Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Correspondence Clerks' job openings is expected to decline 2.1% 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

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Correspondence Clerks' was $42,120, or $20 per hour

'Correspondence Clerks' were paid 12.4% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 4,650 people employed as 'Correspondence Clerks' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 32 thousand people are employed as 'Correspondence Clerks'.

Job description

Compose letters or electronic correspondence in reply to requests for merchandise, damage claims, credit and other information, delinquent accounts, incorrect billings, or unsatisfactory services. Duties may include gathering data to formulate reply and preparing correspondence.

SOC Code: 43-4021.00

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Comments

albert says
correspondent clerks will NOT be going out of business. robots can't win!
May 25, 2021 at 04:48 AM

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