This occupation has a high probability of automation.

73.0% probability

of automation

10.1% growth

projected to 2026

281,700 employed

currently in the US

$98,930 annual wage

US, median ($47.56 hourly)

What they do

Plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, mail distribution, facilities planning and maintenance, custodial operations, and other office support services. Medical records administrators are included in “Medical and Health Services Managers” (11-9111). Excludes “Purchasing Managers" (11-3061).

Risk of automation

This occupation is 73.0% likely to be automated. It ranks 401 of 702 occupations analyzed (higher rank means higher likelihood).

People affected and economic value

In the US, 281,700 people have this job. They earn $98,930 per year on average (the mean annual wage). The occupation therefore represents $27,868,581,000 in annual economic value. The mean hourly wage for this occupation is $47.56.

Official growth forecast

This occupation is projected to grow 10.1% between 2016 and 2026. At this rate, there would be 310,100 people with this job at that time.

References and notes

This article uses data from "The Future of Employment" (PDF), a 2013 study from University of Oxford researchers, and US Bureau of Labor Statistics files including Standard Occupational Classification 2010 Definitions (XLS), May 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics (zip) and 2016-2026 Employment Projections (XLS).