Future of the Technician Workforce Study
Table 11: Source: Future of Jobs Survey 2018, World Economic Forum.
PREFERRED PARTNERS IN MANAGING THE INTEGRATION OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND WORKFORCE TRANSITION.
Specialized departments in my firm Professional services firms Industry associations Academic experts International educational institutions Local educational institutions Government programs Labor unions
75% 66% 63% 52% 50% 47%
Impact of Automation on the New York State Worker The Center for an Urban Future examined the impact of automation on New York State including the regions of Western New York and the Finger Lakes. The key findings of this report are depicted in the following tables.
Table 12: Source: Center for an Urban Future, 2018. xii
JOBS WITH AUTOMATION POTENTIAL.
NEW YORK STATE
WESTERN NEW YORK
9,858,400 positions with 41.2% automation potential.
667,530 positions with 44.5% automation potential—the highest rate in the state.
591,220 jobs with 42.9% automation potential—the fourth-lowest rate in the state.
24,740 jobs are 100% automatable including: filling machine operators (14,880); ophthalmic laboratory technicians (3,190); and meat packers (950).
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