Mechatronics technicians use a combination of mechanical, electrical, computer and software skills to work with smart technologies, such as robots, automated guided systems and computer-integrated manufacturing equipment.
The Mechatronics Technician Apprenticeship is a three-year program in which students attend courses in shortened semesters of only eight weeks in the fall and spring. The rest of the year the apprentice receives mechatronics training from a dedicated mentor at the hiring company.
Students completing this program will earn an A.A.S. degree in Manufacturing Technology, three NIMS credentials, a certification from the Department of Labor that they are fully qualified for their occupation, and three years of experiences.
Employment of electro-mechanical and mechatronics technologists and technicians projects about 1,200 openings per year between 2020-2030.
Please note: The following are NOT a guarantee of salary, just an estimated outlook in this industry:
The median annual wage for electro-mechanical and mechatronics technologists and technicians was $59,800 in May 2020.
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