Speech-Language Pathology Assistants

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
37%
risk level
POLLING
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LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
6.6%
by year 2032
WAGES
$44,490
or $21.39 per hour
Volume
102,230
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Healthcare Support Workers, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
5.1/10

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Automation risk

37% (Low Risk)

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.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Originality

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Speech-Language Pathology Assistants will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Healthcare Support Workers, 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

Low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Healthcare Support Workers, All Other' was $44,490, or $21 per hour

'Healthcare Support Workers, All Other' were paid 7.4% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 102,230 people employed as 'Healthcare Support Workers, All Other' 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 'Healthcare Support Workers, All Other'.

Job description

Assist speech-language pathologists in the assessment and treatment of speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders. Implement speech and language programs or activities as planned and directed by speech-language pathologists. Monitor the use of alternative communication devices and systems.

SOC Code: 31-9099.01

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Comments

Anano (Highly likely) says
This kind of language profession is at high risk of being replaced because even now, we see Google Translate and attempts to create robots, apps, or some kind of thing which can replace languages.

Thank you for creating this site, I hope I helped you.
Jul 25, 2022 at 08:35 PM

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