Fear of being made obsolete grips college-educated US workers

A rising share of US workers are worried technology will make their jobs obsolete, driven almost entirely by growing fears among college-educated employees.

Some 22% of US workers now fear that they could be sidelined by technology, up from 15% two years ago, according to a survey from Gallup.

While the share of non-college-educated workers who express concern has held steady at a little over 20% during that period, the portion of college-educated workers who say they’re worried more than doubled, narrowing the gap that previously existed between the groups.

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