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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.
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Our visitors have voted there's a minimal chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 20% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Psychiatric Technicians will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
The number of 'Psychiatric Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 10.9% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Psychiatric Technicians' was $37,380, or $17 per hour
'Psychiatric Technicians' were paid 19.3% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 100,950 people employed as 'Psychiatric Technicians' within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Psychiatric Technicians'.
Care for individuals with mental or emotional conditions or disabilities, following the instructions of physicians or other health practitioners. Monitor patients' physical and emotional well-being and report to medical staff. May participate in rehabilitation and treatment programs, help with personal hygiene, and administer oral or injectable medications.
SOC Code: 29-2053.00
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