Quality Control Analysts

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
85%
risk level
POLLING
54%
Based on 46 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
6.6%
by year 2032
WAGES
$50,290
or $24.18 per hour
Volume
70,770
as of 2022

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.1/10

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Automation risk

85% (Imminent Risk)

Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.

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:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Social Perceptiveness

User poll

54% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 85% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Quality Control Analysts 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

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other' job openings is expected to rise 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

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other' was $50,290, or $24 per hour

'Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other' were paid 8.6% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Moderate range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 70,770 people employed as 'Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other' 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 'Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other'.

Job description

Conduct tests to determine quality of raw materials, bulk intermediate and finished products. May conduct stability sample tests.

SOC Code: 19-4099.01

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