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Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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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 22% chance of automation.
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What is the likelihood that Sociologists will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Sociologists' job openings is expected to rise 5.4% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Sociologists' was $98,590, or $47 per hour
'Sociologists' were paid 112.9% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 2,980 people employed as 'Sociologists' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 49 thousand people are employed as 'Sociologists'.
Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.
SOC Code: 19-3041.00
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