Music Therapists

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
36%
Based on 33 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
11.2%
by year 2031
WAGES
$60,800
or $29.23 per hour
Volume
16,920
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 Therapists, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
7.0/10

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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:

  • Fine Arts

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Social Perceptiveness

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

  • Originality

  • Negotiation

  • Persuasion

User poll

36% 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 Music Therapists will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Therapists, All Other' job openings is expected to rise 11.2% 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

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Therapists, All Other' was $60,800, or $29 per hour

'Therapists, All Other' were paid 31.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 16,920 people employed as 'Therapists, All Other' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 8 thousand people are employed as 'Therapists, All Other'.

Job description

Plan, organize, direct, or assess clinical and evidenced-based music therapy interventions to positively influence individuals' physical, psychological, cognitive, or behavioral status.

SOC Code: 29-1129.02

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