Hydrologists

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
6%
risk level
POLLING
25%
Based on 38 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-0.4 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$85,990
or $41.34 per hour
Volume
6,270
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.1/10

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Automation risk

6% (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 quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

  • Social Perceptiveness

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 6% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

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






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Hydrologists' job openings is expected to decline 0.4% 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 'Hydrologists' was $85,990, or $41 per hour

'Hydrologists' were paid 85.7% 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 6,270 people employed as 'Hydrologists' 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 'Hydrologists'.

Job description

Research the distribution, circulation, and physical properties of underground and surface waters; and study the form and intensity of precipitation and its rate of infiltration into the soil, movement through the earth, and return to the ocean and atmosphere.

SOC Code: 19-2043.00

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Comments

Anonymous says
Good lol I’m one
Aug 15, 2019 at 02:30 AM

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