The Whys and Hows of Becoming a Robotics Engineer
Carlos Gonzalez, Machine Design
As the world of robotic automation continues to grow, so too will the number of automation jobs.
According to the book What to Do When Machines Do Everything by Malcom Frank, Paul Roehrig, and Ben Pring, 19 million jobs will be lost due to automation over the next 10 to 15 years--but 19 million new jobs will be created due to automation.
The distinction that has to be made is that while robots will automate tasks, they will not automate complete jobs.