Pediatric Surgeons

5.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
1.8%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-2.8%
by 2030
WAGES
The median wage for this occupation is currently unknown
VOLUME
37,900
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 1.8% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Manual Dexterity
Finger Dexterity
Social Perceptiveness
Originality
Key
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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 'Pediatric Surgeons' job openings is expected to decline by -2.8% by 2030
'Pediatric Surgeons' is expected to be a very slow 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 pediatric surgeons?

As of 2020 there were 37,900 people employed as Pediatric Surgeons within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Pediatric Surgeons.

Job description

Diagnose and perform surgery to treat fetal abnormalities and birth defects, diseases, and injuries in fetuses, premature and newborn infants, children, and adolescents. Includes all pediatric surgical specialties and subspecialties.

SOC Code: 29-1243.00

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