Shampooers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
72%
risk level
POLLING
71%
Based on 12 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
10.6%
by year 2031
WAGES
$27,860
or $13.39 per hour
Volume
7,480
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
3.0/10

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Automation risk

72% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

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

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

71% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 72% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

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






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Shampooers' job openings is expected to rise 10.6% by 2031

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 low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Shampooers' was $27,860, or $13 per hour

'Shampooers' were paid 39.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 7,480 people employed as 'Shampooers' within the United States.

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

Put another way, around 1 in 19 thousand people are employed as 'Shampooers'.

Job description

Shampoo and rinse customers' hair.

SOC Code: 39-5093.00

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