Microsystems Engineers

6.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $49.70 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 1.3% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Microsystems Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 2.7% by 2030
'Microsystems Engineers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Microsystems Engineers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Microsystems Engineers' was $103,380, or $49.70 hourly
'Microsystems Engineers' are paid 146.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 152,380 people employed as Microsystems Engineers.
This represents around 0.11% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Research, design, develop, or test microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices.

SOC Code: 17-2199.06

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