Information and Record Clerks

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
85%
risk level
POLLING
76%
Based on 18 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
-2.1 %
by year 2031
WAGES
$37,440
or $18.00 per hour
Volume
5,615,960
as of 2022

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

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
2.1/10

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Automation risk

85% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

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User poll

76% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 85% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Information and Record Clerks will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of '' job openings is expected to decline 2.1% by 2031

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

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for '' was $37,440, or $17 per hour

'' were paid 19.2% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 5,615,960 people employed as '' within the United States.

This represents around 3.8% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 26 people are employed as ''.

Job description

This category comprises of these occupations:
Brokerage Clerks
Correspondence Clerks
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks
Customer Service Representatives
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs
File Clerks
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
Library Assistants, Clerical
Loan Interviewers and Clerks
New Accounts Clerks
Order Clerks
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
Receptionists and Information Clerks
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

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Comments

Mariam (Low) says
It's impossible for robots to replace real clerks and records managers because these professions involve connecting with people. How do you imagine a robot talking to its boss about some documents, etc.?
Apr 29, 2022 at 07:16 AM

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