Job Automation Will Cost 6% of US Jobs in 5 Years

Job Automation Will Cost 6% of US Jobs in 5 Years

Job automation will cost 6% of all jobs in the U.S. by 2021. That’s nearly 8.9 million jobs in five years. The 6% figure is according to a new report by Forrester Research . According to the study, the job loss won’t be uniform across all fields, industries and positions. However it also won’t be limited to manufacturing as it has in the past. Rather, Artificial intelligence (AI), robots, automation and machine learning will destroy vastly more than 6% of jobs in select industries like transportation (think driverless Uber) and trucking, customer service, logistics and consumer services. Jobs in […]

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