Customs and Border Protection Officers

5.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
46%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
3.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$64,610
or $31.06 hourly
VOLUME
665,380
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 46% (Start worrying)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
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Negotiation
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Customs and Border Protection Officers' job openings is expected to rise 3.1% by 2031
'Customs and Border Protection Officers' is expected to be a slow 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 'Customs and Border Protection Officers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Customs and Border Protection Officers' was $64,610, or $31.06 hourly
'Customs and Border Protection Officers' are paid 41.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as customs and border protection officers?

As of 2021 there were 665,380 people employed as Customs and Border Protection Officers within the United States.
This represents around 0.47% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 211 people are employed as Customs and Border Protection Officers.

Job description

Investigate and inspect persons, common carriers, goods, and merchandise, arriving in or departing from the United States or between states to detect violations of immigration and customs laws and regulations.

SOC Code: 33-3051.04

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