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Electro-Mechanical Technicians

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Operate, test, maintain, or calibrate unmanned, automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment at worksites, such as oil rigs, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.


  • Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make up 33 percent of all engineering technicians.
  • Employment of engineering technicians is influenced by economic conditions similar to those which affect engineers; as a result, job outlook varies by specialty.
  • Opportunities will be best for individuals with an associate degree or other postsecondary training in engineering technology.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $51,220/yr ($25.61/hr)
Job Outlook Below Average
Education Some college, no degree