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Electromechanical Engineering Technologists

Overview

Electromechanical engineering technologists assist electromechanical engineers in research, design, and development of computer-controlled electromechanical systems and equipment. Also known as mechatronics systems (or engineering) technologists, they use the principles of computer, electrical, and mechanical engineering, along with systems integration and technical project management skills. They analyze and test electromechanical machine and equipment designs, schedule work flow, and create budgets for projects. There were approximately 74,290 engineering technicians and 13,710 electromechanical technicians employed in the United States in May 2016, according to the Department of Labor. 

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Hands On

Technical

Career Ladder
Senior Electromechanical Engineering Technologist or Manager

Electromechanical Engineering Technologist

Junior Electromechanical Engineering Technologist

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