Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors

7.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
3%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
11.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$58,120
or $27.94 hourly
VOLUME
292,230
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 3% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Persuasion
Negotiation
Originality
Key
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors' job openings is expected to rise 11.5% by 2030
'Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors' was $58,120, or $27.94 hourly
'Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors' are paid 38.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 292,230 people employed as Educational, Guidance, and Career Counselors and Advisors.
This represents around 0.21% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Advise and assist students and provide educational and vocational guidance services.

SOC Code: 21-1012.00

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Comments

Jennifer Johnson (No chance) says
this job will never be taken over by robots because people prefer to talk to a human with feelings then a robot
Apr 07, 2020 at 07:50 AM

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