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Fluid Power Technicians

Overview

Fluid power technicians work with equipment that utilizes the pressure of a liquid or gas in a closed container to transmit, multiply, or control power. Working under the supervision of an engineer or engineering staff, they assemble, install, maintain, and test fluid power equipment. Fluid power is used in hundreds of applications including in agriculture, aerospace, automation construction, entertainment, green energy, health care, and robotics. 

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
Fluid Power Specialist or Fluid Power Consultant

Experienced Fluid Power Technician

Entry-Level Fluid Power Technician

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