WHAT JOBS ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO AUTOMATION?

 Am I Next? What jobs are most susceptible to automation?

On numerous occasions, I am asked to glimpse into the future to determine which jobs may be at risk from artificial intelligence, expert systems, and robotics.

I normally turn the question around and ask their opinion before providing mine. The two answers are often quite divergent as people tend to respond with specific jobs whereas I am more inclined to consider the process.

In general, the most susceptible jobs are those that involve simple repetitive motions and/or are well-defined with procedural steps and a finite number of rules.

In all practicality, if you can flowchart your daily tasks, your job is susceptible to automation and further elimination.

 Am I Next? How to understand a flowchart.