Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
19.3%
Based on 119 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
4.6%
by year 2032
WAGES
The median wage for this occupation is currently unknown
Volume
4,290
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.8/10

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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

  • Finger Dexterity

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

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

User poll

19.3% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a minimal 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons' job openings is expected to rise 4.6% 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.

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 4,290 people employed as 'Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 34 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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