Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians

4.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
53%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-3.6%
by 2031
WAGES
$60,360
or $29.02 hourly
VOLUME
11,590
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 53% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to decline by -3.6% by 2031
'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' was $60,360, or $29.02 hourly
'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' are paid 31.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as electro-mechanical and mechatronics technologists and technicians?

As of 2021 there were 11,590 people employed as Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.008% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 12 thousand people are employed as Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians.

Job description

Operate, test, maintain, or adjust unmanned, automated, servomechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment to observe or record visual information at sites such as oil rigs, crop fields, buildings, or for similar infrastructure, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.

SOC Code: 17-3024.00

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Comments

Ben says
No way, someone will always be needed to fix the robots/machines. These people are going to be needed to fix the robots that fix the robots. This site is wack no one can predict the future, the world may end tomorrow for all we know.
Dec 23, 2020 at 06:29 AM
Craig MontAverton says
Literally cannot be replaced by robots by definition
Oct 20, 2020 at 08:49 PM
Bernard Everstein (No chance) says
Because its a job about designing repairing and installing robots by definition we cant be replaced we're the ones causing replacements
Oct 20, 2020 at 08:48 PM

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