Robotics replacing workers.

Boston and Washington D.C. are the cities that have the least percentage of their jobs available to be taken away by automation, according to a new study.

MarketWatch staffer Steve Goldstein taps into analysis from Citi with the University of Oxford that suggests that 47% of U.S. jobs are at risk of being replaced by automation. Here's the rhyme and reasons for that, per Goldstein:

The common denominator for low-risk jobs is that they are intensive in social and creative skills. “Most management, business and finance occupations, which are intensive in work requiring social skills, are largely confined to the low-risk category,” the report says. “This is also true of most occupations in arts and media, as well as jobs in education and healthcare.”

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