Word Processors and Typists

1.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $19.73 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 89% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Finger Dexterity
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Word Processors and Typists' job openings is expected to decline by -36% by 2030
'Word Processors and Typists' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Word Processors and Typists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Word Processors and Typists' was $41,050, or $19.73 hourly
'Word Processors and Typists' are paid 2.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 42,920 people employed as Word Processors and Typists.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Use word processor, computer, or typewriter to type letters, reports, forms, or other material from rough draft, corrected copy, or voice recording. May perform other clerical duties as assigned.

SOC Code: 43-9022.00

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Felipe (Could go either way) says
robots would most probably make mistakes and someone would be needed to check over
Sep 27, 2019 at 08:25 AM

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