Robotics Technicians

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
40%
risk level
POLLING
45%
Based on 43 votes
LABOR DEMAND *
GROWTH
-3.6 %
by year 2032
WAGES
$65,080
or $31.29 per hour
Volume
15,360
as of 2023

Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians.

SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.0/10

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Automation risk

40% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

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:

  • Finger Dexterity

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Originality

User poll

45% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 40% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

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






Sentiment

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)

Growth

Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to decline 3.6% 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.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' was $65,080, or $31 per hour

'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' were paid 35.4% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 15,360 people employed as 'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 9 thousand people are employed as 'Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians'.

Job description

Build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems.

SOC Code: 17-3024.01

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