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Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 0.0% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Dentists, General will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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The number of 'Dentists, General' job openings is expected to rise 6.1% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Dentists, General' was $155,040, or $74 per hour
'Dentists, General' were paid 234.8% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 120,740 people employed as 'Dentists, General' within the United States.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Dentists, General'.
Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums. May treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting oral hygiene and retention of teeth. May fit dental appliances or provide preventive care.
SOC Code: 29-1021.00
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