This occupation has a moderate probability of automation.
$27,120 annual wage
What they do
Perform duties that are instructional in nature or deliver direct services to students or parents. Serve in a position for which a teacher has ultimate responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services. Excludes “Graduate Teaching Assistants” (25-1191).
Risk of automation
This occupation is 56.0% likely to be automated. It ranks 317 of 702 occupations analyzed (higher rank means higher likelihood).
People affected and economic value
In the US, 1,308,100 people have this job. They earn $27,120 per year on average (the mean annual wage). The occupation therefore represents $35,475,672,000 in annual economic value.
Official growth forecast
This occupation is projected to grow 8.4% between 2016 and 2026. At this rate, there would be 1,417,600 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).