Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Writers and Authors.
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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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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 44% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Writers and Authors' job openings is expected to rise 4.1% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Writers and Authors' was $73,150, or $35 per hour
'Writers and Authors' were paid 58.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 54,010 people employed as 'Writers and Authors' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as 'Writers and Authors'.
Create original written works, such as scripts, essays, prose, poetry or song lyrics, for publication or performance.
SOC Code: 27-3043.05
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