Sports Medicine Physicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
0.0%
risk level
POLLING
16.7%
Based on 30 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
2.4%
by year 2032
WAGES
$223,410
or $107.40 per hour
Volume
305,260
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 Physicians, All Other.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
8.2/10

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Automation risk

0.0% (Minimal Risk)

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.

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

  • Persuasion

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Negotiation

User poll

16.7% chance of full automation within the next two decades

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 0.0% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

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






Growth

Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Physicians, All Other' job openings is expected to rise 2.4% by 2032

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Physicians, All Other' was $223,410, or $107 per hour

'Physicians, All Other' were paid 382.4% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 305,260 people employed as 'Physicians, All Other' within the United States.

This represents around 0.21% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 484 people are employed as 'Physicians, All Other'.

Job description

Diagnose, treat, and help prevent injuries that occur during sporting events, athletic training, and physical activities.

SOC Code: 29-1229.06

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