Physicians, Pathologists

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
36%
risk level
POLLING
36%
Based on 74 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
4.5%
by year 2032
WAGES
The median wage for this occupation is currently unknown
Volume
12,320
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.3/10

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Automation risk

36% (Low Risk)

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.

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:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Negotiation

  • Originality

  • Persuasion

User poll

36% 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 36% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Physicians, Pathologists will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Sentiment

The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)

Growth

Moderate growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Physicians, Pathologists' job openings is expected to rise 4.5% by 2032

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 12,320 people employed as 'Physicians, Pathologists' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 12 thousand people are employed as 'Physicians, Pathologists'.

Job description

Diagnose diseases and conduct lab tests using organs, body tissues, and fluids. Includes medical examiners.

SOC Code: 29-1222.00

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