Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

6.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
1.9%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
7.7%
by 2030
WAGES
The median wage for this occupation is currently unknown
VOLUME
4,120
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 1.9% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Social Perceptiveness
Originality
Key
very important
quite important
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons' job openings is expected to rise 7.7% by 2030
'Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

How many people are employed as oral and maxillofacial surgeons?

As of 2020 there were 4,120 people employed as Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons within the United States.
This represents around 0.003% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 33 thousand people are employed as Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Job description

Perform surgery and related procedures on the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions to treat diseases, injuries, or defects. May diagnose problems of the oral and maxillofacial regions. May perform surgery to improve function or appearance.

SOC Code: 29-1022.00

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Comments

Manan (No chance) says
Its totally skill based profession
Nov 28, 2020 at 10:33 PM
Animal lover (No chance) says
This job probably has extremely high educational requirements I've noticed a trend the more education a job needs the less likely it is to be automated.
May 07, 2019 at 12:49 AM

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