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AI Slashed 3,900 US Tech Jobs in May Alone: Report

June 7, 2023


A report released last week says artificial intelligence has stripped 3,900 technology jobs from the US economy in May alone — evidence supporting critics’ concerns about the technology’s potential to disrupt livelihoods.

Outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas claims their data shows roughly 5% of the 80,000 jobs cut by US-based employers could be attributed to AI, making it the seventh highest factor for job losses last month. The report follows an earlier prediction from Goldman Sachs that said 300 million jobs could be lost globally because of AI.

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