Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
7%
risk level
POLLING
25%
Based on 31 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
8.3%
by year 2032
WAGES
$54,290
or $26.10 per hour
Volume
64,090
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
7.0/10

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Automation risk

7% (Minimal Risk)

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.

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

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

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

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

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasion

  • Originality

User poll

25% chance of full automation within the next two decades

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 7% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare' job openings is expected to rise 8.3% 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

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare' was $54,290, or $26 per hour

'Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare' were paid 13.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 64,090 people employed as 'Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Education and Childcare Administrators, Preschool and Daycare'.

Job description

Plan, direct, or coordinate academic or nonacademic activities of preschools or childcare centers and programs, including before- and after-school care.

SOC Code: 11-9031.00

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Comments

Ash (No chance) says
Being a childcare worker requires creativity and emotion that AI just can’t have, because every child is different and will require different tactics to care for.
Jul 04, 2024 at 02:41 PM

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