Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
7%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
7.7%
by year 2032
WAGES
$83,040
or $39.92 per hour
Volume
6,240
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.3/10

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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.

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

  • Originality

  • Social Perceptiveness

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Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary' job openings is expected to rise 7.7% 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

High paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary' was $83,040, or $39 per hour

'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary' were paid 79.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 6,240 people employed as 'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 23 thousand people are employed as 'Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary'.

Job description

Teach courses in environmental science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

SOC Code: 25-1053.00

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