Power Distributors and Dispatchers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
52%
risk level
POLLING
47%
Based on 19 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
-6.6 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$104,750
or $50.36 per hour
Volume
9,040
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.4/10

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Automation risk

52% (Moderate Risk)

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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We haven't found any important qualities of this job that can't be easily automated

User poll

47% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 52% chance of automation.

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What is the likelihood that Power Distributors and Dispatchers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Power Distributors and Dispatchers' job openings is expected to decline 6.6% 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 'Power Distributors and Dispatchers' was $104,750, or $50 per hour

'Power Distributors and Dispatchers' were paid 118.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 9,040 people employed as 'Power Distributors and Dispatchers' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 16 thousand people are employed as 'Power Distributors and Dispatchers'.

Job description

Coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam.

SOC Code: 51-8012.00

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