Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 43% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Librarians and Media Collections Specialists will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 5.8% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' was $61,660, or $29 per hour
'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' were paid 33.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 131,680 people employed as 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists' within the United States.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Librarians and Media Collections Specialists'.
Administer and maintain libraries or collections of information, for public or private access through reference or borrowing. Work in a variety of settings, such as educational institutions, museums, and corporations, and with various types of informational materials, such as books, periodicals, recordings, films, and databases. Tasks may include acquiring, cataloging, and circulating library materials, and user services such as locating and organizing information, providing instruction on how to access information, and setting up and operating a library's media equipment.
SOC Code: 25-4022.00
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