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People in highly digitized jobs earn more, report finds

The more your job is digitizing, the more you are earning and the greater the chances you will get a raise, according to a new report. In a counter-intuitive finding, there is also slightly greater protection from being automated out of a job.

Why it matters: The report released today by the Brookings Institution dramatizes the financial gulf between those working jobs that have undergone heavy computerization, and those that have not, and adds nuance to the story of income stagnation.

Data: Brookings "Digitalization and the American workforce" report; Interactive: Lazaro Gamio / Axios