In U.S. President Barack Obama\u2019s 2016 Economic Report of the President to Congress outlines the increasing probability that jobs that pay under $20\/hr face a strong likelihood of being replaced by a machine in the future.Read the PDF, page 238-239An excerpt:To better understand the relationship between automation and wages\u00a0at the occupational level, CEA matched an occupation\u2019s median hourly wage\u00a0to the occupational automation scores from Frey and Osborne (2013). The\u00a0median probability of automation was then calculated for three ranges of\u00a0hourly wage: less than 20 dollars; 20 to 40 dollars; and more than 40 dollars.\u00a0The results, presented in Figure 5-15, suggest that occupations that are easier\u00a0to automate have lower wages. Low probability of outright automation,\u00a0however, would seem to make an occupation a better candidate for being\u00a0complemented and improved by automation in the workplace (such as the\u00a0role played by e-mail, statistical analysis, and computerized computation for\u00a0a variety of office-based jobs) and so are not as prone to seeing an effect on\u00a0wages from increased automation.These data demonstrate the need for a robust training and education\u00a0agenda, to ensure that displaced workers are able to quickly and smoothly\u00a0move into new jobs.Question. What will the new jobs be?***Nikolas Badminton is a world-respected futurist speaker that researches, speaks, and writes about the future of work, how technology is affecting the workplace, how workers are adapting, the sharing economy, and how the world is evolving. He appears at conferences in Canada, USA, UK, and Europe.\u00a0Email him to book him for your radio, TV show, or conference.