Personal Financial Advisors

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Will "Personal Financial Advisors" be replaced by AI & Robots?

Based on the 2013 study it's unclear if this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. This is further validated by our poll, which suggests a 45% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 58% probability of automation

Projected Growth

30%

by 2024

Median Annual Wage

$90,530

or $43.52 hourly

People Employed

201,850

as of 2016

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How this compares with other jobs: 328 out of 706

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Job description

Advise clients on financial plans using knowledge of tax and investment strategies, securities, insurance, pension plans, and real estate. Duties include assessing clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives.

SOC Code: 13-2052

Comments

Jim (No chance) says
My financial planner coaches me on life steps and how that will impact my money. These so called Robo advisors just shoot out a boring allocation like a target date fund.
Apr 13, 2019 at 07:48 AM
Some Financial Advisor (Small chance) says
The markets are unpredictable, and require insight into human nature to understand - something that computers lack.
Apr 11, 2019 at 02:53 PM
Amber (Could go either way) says
Personal financial planners must provide customized plans that fulfil personal needs. The process involves engaging and inspiring and educating the may not be easily replaced by robots or preprogrammed systems.
Apr 10, 2019 at 02:45 AM
Gary the Investor says
How can financial planning be automated when it is about building relationships and connecting with people? It'll be a dark day in hell when I have to review my portfolio with a robot. Risk of automation is 0% in my book.
Apr 06, 2019 at 05:11 AM
Riley says
Real financial planning requires a high degree of emotional competence and coaching. Financial planning is far beyond the numbers. One of the biggest value-adds of developing a long-term relationship with a financial planner is setting goals, learning about your values, and defining the life you want to live. These are responsibilites that cannot simply be automated. Just take a look at people's current financial situation across the US and the world. Everyone knows they should be saving more, yet few do. A financial planner is an accountability partner and coach. I do not see this ever being automated.
Mar 29, 2019 at 09:18 PM
John says
Totally agree with the above
Mar 30, 2019 at 04:52 AM

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