Mechatronics Engineers

risk level
Based on 120 votes
by year 2032
or $50.28 per hour
as of 2022

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Engineers, All Other.


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Automation risk

38% (Low Risk)

Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Originality

User poll

27% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 38% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Mechatronics Engineers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?


The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.

Sentiment over time (yearly)


Slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Engineers, All Other' job openings is expected to remain the same by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.


Very high paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Engineers, All Other' was $104,600, or $50 per hour

'Engineers, All Other' were paid 125.9% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 150,420 people employed as 'Engineers, All Other' within the United States.

This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 983 people are employed as 'Engineers, All Other'.

Job description

Research, design, develop, or test automation, intelligent systems, smart devices, or industrial systems control.

SOC Code: 17-2199.05


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Mr. shaworma (Highly likely) says
just because the logaritmic (or exponential) nature of AI growth
Jan 14, 2024 at 05:02 PM
Laitha (No chance) says
Without preparation there is nothing,no feed no grow,there must be something big which is more than AI,human brain canno be replaced,this is unlimited ,if you create anything that is upto limited according to your thought
Jun 17, 2023 at 04:06 PM
mo (Low) says
Mechatronics is The creator, it's like the god of robots.
Oct 23, 2022 at 11:11 PM
Bob (No chance) says
We are the ones who design, build, and program the robots. There is no chance in the next 20 years we will have self building & programming robots.
Aug 30, 2022 at 08:58 PM

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