The data released yesterday also showed clerical jobs, along with book-keeping and receptionist work, were the most vulnerable to automation in regional areas; the Mallee's school teachers, nursing professionals and retail managers however have been listed as the least vulnerable professions.
The institute states they constructed their Regional Job Automation Pack .. with the intention of helping identify problem areas of the job industries in regional communities.
Regional Australia Institute CEO Jack Archer says while it is true some jobs will be lost or dramatically changed due to automation, many news jobs will be created in the process, and now is the time to start preparing local communities.
"It's the first time leaders have insights at their fingertips that are both practical and useful in helping them consider the issues in their community," Archer said.
For the full list of vulnerable jobs and the regional analysis,