Many of us, even those of us who live in parts of the world where labour is cheap, are in direct competition with robotic systems. This video indicates the range of applications of these systems. You need not agree with its conclusions at the end to find first part useful.
What fields of human endeavour are most likely to be important in creating and deploying robotic systems? Are there any fields that a person that could take up that will help us to make best use of them?