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Robotics Engineers and Technicians

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The Department of Labor reports that there are more than 1.6 million engineers, including robotics engineers, employed in the United States. Engineering technicians hold approximately 437,440 jobs. Robotics engineers and technicians are employed in virtually every manufacturing industry. With the trend toward automation continuing—often via the use of robots—people trained in robotics can expect to find employment with almost all types of manufacturing companies in the future. Robotics professionals also work in professional, scientific, and technical service industries and for government agencies such as the Department of Defense and NASA. 

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