Park Naturalists

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
9%
risk level
POLLING
19.1%
Based on 17 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
3.0%
by year 2032
WAGES
$64,460
or $30.99 per hour
Volume
22,880
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 Conservation Scientists.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
6.6/10

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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 quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Persuasion

User poll

19.1% 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 9% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

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






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Conservation Scientists' job openings is expected to rise 3.0% 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

High paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Conservation Scientists' was $64,460, or $30 per hour

'Conservation Scientists' were paid 39.2% 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 22,880 people employed as 'Conservation Scientists' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 6 thousand people are employed as 'Conservation Scientists'.

Job description

Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.

SOC Code: 19-1031.03

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