Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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Our visitors have voted that it's unclear if this occupation will be replaced. However, employees may be able to find reassurance in the automated risk level we have generated, which only shows 34% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Pharmacists' job openings is expected to rise 2.4% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Pharmacists' was $132,750, or $63.82 per hour
'Pharmacists' were paid 186.7% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 325,480 people employed as Pharmacists within the United States.
This represents around 0.22% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 454 people are employed as Pharmacists.
Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications.
SOC Code: 29-1051.00
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20 years ago we used floppy disks and CDs for data storage and a 486MHz processor was still considered a workhorse. Given the current pace of progress, most intellectual jobs will be automated.
I can see the rise of remote verification from lower cost of living states pharmacists though.
To be a pharmacist you have to study alot and take alot of training
But being a cashier does not require any studying or training
We do a ton of work!
The ingredients of each drug can be recorded
And send it to the cloud
The doctor’s experience can be stored in the cloud
The cloud is very big
Search very quickly
The Clinical Aspects, Artificial Intelligence will soon take this over, the only Pharmacists that will survive are Informatics Pharmacists
It will only be matter of time before the A.I. is capable of independently making decision by itself. The majority of Pharmacists have no clue about Decision Science nor Data Science
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