10 Oklahoma jobs that might one day be done by machines
Will your job be done by a machine?
That's the question NPR posed with its recent interactive guide that allows users to check a large number of positions across many professions, all to see if the future is looking good for the human or the computer.
Here are 10 Oklahoma jobs in danger of becoming automated in the future, according to the guide. The jobs chosen are those that are more common in Oklahoma compared to other states using data from CareerCast.com and CityTownInfo.com.
Do keep this in mind, though, straight from NPR's mouth:
The researchers admit that these estimates are rough and likely to be wrong. But consider this a snapshot of what some smart people think the future might look like. If it says your job will likely be replaced by a machine, you've been warned.
How does your profession hold up?
No. 10 - Janitors and custodians
No. 9 - Truck drivers
No. 8 - Motorcycle mechanics
No. 7 - Insurance sales agents
No. 6 - Retail salespersons
No. 5 - Accountants and auditors
No. 4 - Restaurant/fast food cooks
No. 3 - BookKeepers
No. 2 - Tellers
No. 1 - Telemarketers