Nurse Midwives

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
21%
Based on 51 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
7.5%
by year 2032
WAGES
$129,650
or $62.33 per hour
Volume
6,960
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
8.1/10

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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:

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Originality

User poll

21% 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 Nurse Midwives 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

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Nurse Midwives' job openings is expected to rise 7.5% 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 'Nurse Midwives' was $129,650, or $62 per hour

'Nurse Midwives' were paid 169.8% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 6,960 people employed as 'Nurse Midwives' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 21 thousand people are employed as 'Nurse Midwives'.

Job description

Diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.

SOC Code: 29-1161.00

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Comments

lol (No chance) says
it's not like a robot can pull a baby out now is it?
Feb 15, 2024 at 10:11 AM
Sam (No chance) says
I said no chance because its a very delicate jobs that requires precision that human won't be able to make robots mimic humans that well in only 20 years.
Aug 31, 2023 at 04:24 PM

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