Pew Research Center conducted a survey which shows that 60% of Americans believe robots will do most human jobs in 50 years however, 80% believe their job will be unaffected. Pew staffer Aaron Smith reports on the results of this survey and the more immediate worries of American workers.
Which people believe that robots will take what jobs depends on demographics. They young, wealthy, and educated seem to be less concerned by the impending rise of the machines:
...those under the age of 50 – as well as those with relatively high household incomes and levels of educational attainment – are a bit more skeptical than average about the likelihood of widespread workforce automation. Some 35% of 18- to 49-year-olds think it unlikely that robots and computers will do much of the work done by humans, compared with 27% of those ages 50 and older.