This occupation has an extremely low probability of automation.

0% probability

of automation

25.9% growth

projected to 2026

233,500 employed

currently in the US

$125,430 annual wage

US, median

What they do

Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine. Excludes "Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1072) and "Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary" (25-1042) who teach medical science.

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, 233,500 people have this job. They earn $125,430 per year on average (the mean annual wage). The occupation therefore represents $29,287,905,000 in annual economic value.

Official growth forecast

This occupation is projected to grow 25.9% between 2016 and 2026. At this rate, there would be 294,000 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).