Marriage and Family Therapists

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
23%
Based on 48 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
13.9%
by year 2032
WAGES
$56,570
or $27.19 per hour
Volume
62,080
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
7.7/10

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Automation risk

0.0% (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 very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Social Perceptiveness

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

  • Negotiation

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

User poll

23% 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 0.0% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Marriage and Family Therapists will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Marriage and Family Therapists' job openings is expected to rise 13.9% 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

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Marriage and Family Therapists' was $56,570, or $27 per hour

'Marriage and Family Therapists' were paid 22.2% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 62,080 people employed as 'Marriage and Family Therapists' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Marriage and Family Therapists'.

Job description

Diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.

SOC Code: 21-1013.00

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Comments

Geoff (Uncertain) says
There will always be a market for in-person counselling. However, as AI becomes more advanced it will likely provide mental health services to more and more clients.
Oct 09, 2021 at 03:20 AM

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