Will Materials Scientists Be Automated?

Materials Scientists

There is a Low Risk that we'll automate your job!

Good news: Materials scientists only have a small amount of administrative and repetitive work that our robots love to automate so you are safe. For now.

By automating your job
we can save your boss $5,119*

*Over the course of three years once our robots handle 2.1% of your tasks.

2.1% Of Your Job Can Be Automated By Our Team

Materials scientists job description: Research and study the structures and chemical properties of various natural and synthetic or composite materials, including metals, alloys, rubber, ceramics, semiconductors, polymers, and glass. Determine ways to strengthen or combine materials or develop new materials with new or specific properties for use in a variety of products and applications. Includes glass scientists, ceramic scientists, metallurgical scientists, and polymer scientists.

Average Wage: $101,570

Materials Scientists Skillset

Reading Comprehension
81.33%
Active Listening
68.67%
Writing
70.83%
Speaking
70.83%
Mathematics
66.67%
Science
83.33%
Critical Thinking
68.67%
Active Learning
66.67%
Learning Strategies
56.33%
Monitoring
68.67%
Social Perceptiveness
52%
Coordination
50%
Persuasion
50%
Negotiation
45.83%
Instructing
54.17%
Service Orientation
48%
Complex Problem Solving
68.67%
Operations Analysis
68.67%
Technology Design
25%
Equipment Selection
14.67%
Installation
0%
Programming
16.67%
Operations Monitoring
45.83%
Operation And Control
33.33%
Equipment Maintenance
14.67%
Troubleshooting
31.33%
Repairing
18.67%
Quality Control Analysis
45.83%
Judgement And Decision Making
64.67%
Systems Analysis
56.33%
Systems Evaluation
56.33%
Time Management
48%
Management Of Financial Resources
25%
Management Of Material Resources
31.33%
Management Of Personnel Resources
43.67%

7,750

Jobs at rISK

0.006%

of the USA workforce

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