Patient Representatives

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
48%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
6.7%
by year 2032
WAGES
$44,990
or $21.63 per hour
Volume
162,800
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 Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.7/10

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Automation risk

48% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

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:

  • Persuasion

  • Negotiation

What do you think the risk of automation is?

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






Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other' job openings is expected to rise 6.7% 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

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other' was $44,990, or $21 per hour

'Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other' were paid 2.9% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 162,800 people employed as 'Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other' within the United States.

This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 908 people are employed as 'Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other'.

Job description

Assist patients in obtaining services, understanding policies and making health care decisions.

SOC Code: 29-2099.08

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