Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
26%
Based on 32 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
2.4%
by year 2032
WAGES
$236,000
or $113.45 per hour
Volume
310,080
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Physicians, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
8.0/10

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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

  • Social Perceptiveness

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

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

User poll

26% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low 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 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Physicians, All Other' job openings is expected to rise 2.4% 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

Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Physicians, All Other' was $236,000, or $113 per hour

'Physicians, All Other' were paid 391.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 310,080 people employed as 'Physicians, All Other' within the United States.

This represents around 0.20% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 489 people are employed as 'Physicians, All Other'.

Job description

Diagnose and treat disorders requiring physiotherapy to provide physical, mental, and occupational rehabilitation.

SOC Code: 29-1229.04

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