Naturopathic Physicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
9%
risk level
POLLING
43%
Based on 71 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
0.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$107,990
or $51.91 per hour
Volume
31,100
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.7/10

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Automation risk

9% (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:

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

User poll

43% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which shows 9% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Naturopathic Physicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other' job openings is expected to remain the same 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

Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other' was $107,990, or $51 per hour

'Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other' were paid 124.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 31,100 people employed as 'Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as 'Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other'.

Job description

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases using a system of practice that is based on the natural healing capacity of individuals. May use physiological, psychological or mechanical methods. May also use natural medicines, prescription or legend drugs, foods, herbs, or other natural remedies.

SOC Code: 29-1299.01

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