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Top 12 jobs robots could take over in the near future

Top 12 jobs robots could take over in the near future
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Watch out! It's not science fiction anymore. Robots are taking over, and they're coming after your jobs.

OK, maybe not tomorrow, but they will be eventually. At least according to a recent study by Oxford University that identified over 700 occupations now at risk of becoming obsolete. So the question is: As technology develops, how safe is your job?

Earlier this year, we shared a website that makes similar predictions about careers headed into robot territory. And this latest study only confirms those findings. But some of the information on this report was shocking.

Is your job on this list?

Computerizable Jobs

Oxford University data via Bloomberg News

It makes sense that positions like loan officers and receptionists are highly susceptible to an automated takeover. We already have phone systems that can understand what people are asking. Taxi drivers will probably be a casualty of self-driving cars, and some companies already employ security guard robots for night patrols.

Next page: But how are robots going to replace cooks or salespeople?
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