Dayton, is a robot going to take your job? Maybe.

Feb 07, 2018
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 10: A 2.4 meter robot called Cygan built in 1957 on display during a press preview at the Science Museum on May 10, 2016 in London, England. The Science Museum today held a press conference and photo call announcing a new robot exhibition for 2017. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Are robots coming for your job? Er, maybe.

About half of Ohio workers have jobs that will probably be automated in the near future, according to a new story by the Columbus Dispatch.

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The story focuses on research from a 2013 study by University of Oxford researchers Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne. The pair rated 702 jobs on the likelihood they will be automated or computerized. 

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The scale was from zero (not computerizable) to one (a robot is certainty going to take the job). 

There is a lot to it, but basically the lower an occupation ranks on the researcher’s list, the more likely it will taken over by bots. 

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15 JOBS ROBOTS WILL LIKELY TAKE

(Listed by rank on study and probability the jobs will be taken) 

🤖 Telemarketers — rank on list: 702; probability: 0.99

🤖 Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers — rank on list: 701; probability: 0.99

🤖 Sewers, Hand — rank on list: 700; probability: 0.99

🤖 Mathematical Technicians — rank on list: 699; probability: 0.99

🤖 Insurance Underwriters —  rank on list: 698; probability: 0.99

🤖 Watch Repairers — rank on list: 697; probability: 0.99 

🤖 Cargo and Freight Agents — rank on list: 696; probability: 0.99  

🤖 Tax Preparers —  rank on list: 695;  probability: 0.99 

🤖 Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators — rank on list: 694; probability: 0.99 

🤖 New Accounts Clerks — rank on list: 693; probability: 0.99

🤖 Library Technicians — rank on list: 692; probability: 0.99

🤖 Data Entry Keyer — rank on list: 691; probability: 0.99 

🤖 Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters —rank on list: 690; probability: 0.98  

🤖 Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks —rank on list: 689; probability: 0.98

🤖 Brokerage Clerks — rank on list: 688; probability: 0.98 

🤖 Order Clerks — rank on list: 687; probability: 0.98   

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15 JOBS LEAST LIKELY TO BE TAKEN BY ROBOTS 

🤖 Recreational Therapists —  rank on list: 1; probability: 0.0028  

🤖 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers — rank on list: 2; probability: 0.003 

🤖 Emergency Management Directors — rank on list: 3; probability: 0.003

🤖 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — rank on list: 4; probability: 0.0031 

🤖 Audiologists — rank on list: 5; probability: 0.0033  

🤖 Occupational Therapists — rank on list: 6; probability: 0.0035 

🤖 Orthotists and Prosthetists —rank on list: 7; probability: 0.0035  

🤖 Healthcare Social Workers — rank on list: 8; probability: 0.0035  

🤖 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons — rank on list: 9; probability: 0.0036 

🤖 First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers — rank on list: 10; probability: 0.0036 

🤖 Dietitians and Nutritionists — rank on list: 11; probability: 0.0039 

🤖 Lodging Managers — rank on list: 12; probability: 0.0039  

🤖 Choreographers — rank on list: 13; probability: 0.004 

🤖 Sales Engineers — rank on list: 14; probability: 0.0041 

🤖 Physicians and Surgeons — rank on list: 15; probability: 0.0042 

In case you are wondering, “Reporters and Correspondents” came in at 177, with a 0.11 likelihood that a robot will take those jobs.