Manufacturing employers are constantly looking for skilled people and the demand is growing sharply due to the increasing demand for automation, people skilled in automation and robotics systems have a wide variety of careers that they can pursue. In fact, in Minnesota, 1 in 7 people work in manufacturing – over 330,000 jobs, according to the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development. Manufacturing jobs pay $250 – $400 more per week than the statewide average wage. In terms of dollars and cents, the United States out produces China in manufacturing by 33% – largely due to a high level of automation and robotics in American manufacturing centers. Manufacturing employers are constantly looking for skilled people and the demand is growing sharply due to the increasing demand for automation.
Graduates are prepared to enter jobs as automation or robotics technicians in advanced manufacturing facilities.
Positions may include:
- Automated systems maintenance technician
- Process support engineering technician
- Product, system, or facilities planning, installation, and support
- Technical sales
Placement Statistics Automation and Robotics
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