This occupation has an extremely low probability of automation.
$107,490 annual wage
What they do
Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research. Excludes "Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1021).
Risk of automation
This occupation is 0% likely to be automated. It ranks of 702 occupations analyzed (higher rank means higher likelihood).
People affected and economic value
In the US, 47,600 people have this job. They earn $107,490 per year on average (the mean annual wage). The occupation therefore represents $5,116,524,000 in annual economic value.
Official growth forecast
This occupation is projected to grow 14.5% between 2016 and 2026. At this rate, there would be 54,600 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).