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Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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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 22% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Lawyers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Lawyers' job openings is expected to rise 9.6% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Lawyers' was $135,740, or $65 per hour
'Lawyers' were paid 193.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 707,160 people employed as 'Lawyers' within the United States.
This represents around 0.48% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 209 people are employed as 'Lawyers'.
Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
SOC Code: 23-1011.00
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