Document Management Specialists

risk level
Based on 16 votes
by year 2032
or $50.44 per hour
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Computer Occupations, All Other.


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Automation risk

64% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

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

  • Originality

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

81% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's very probable this occupation will be automated. The automation risk level we have generated is less clear, and shows 64% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Document Management Specialists will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?


The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)


Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Computer Occupations, All Other' job openings is expected to rise 10.1% 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.


Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Computer Occupations, All Other' was $104,920, or $50 per hour

'Computer Occupations, All Other' were paid 118.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 437,170 people employed as 'Computer Occupations, All Other' within the United States.

This represents around 0.29% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 347 people are employed as 'Computer Occupations, All Other'.

Job description

Implement and administer enterprise-wide document management systems and related procedures that allow organizations to capture, store, retrieve, share, and destroy electronic records and documents.

SOC Code: 15-1299.03


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Emily (Highly likely) says
An improved OCR software will take my job soon. We already use OCR, but we have to amend its results. If it is improved, my company won't need humans to process it.
Jan 20, 2023 at 10:34 PM

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