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Advanced Mfg./Mechatronics Technology Careers

Where do advanced manufacturing technicians work?

Our hands-on programs prepare you to go right to work as a service technician, diagnosing, servicing and repairing automated systems. There are also varied career paths in businesses that require extensive automated systems, such as banking and commerce.

Automated manufacturing systems are used in many industries, including:

  • Aeronautics and aerospace
  • Automotive engineering, design and production
  • Banking and finance
  • Defense
  • Food processing
  • Information technology
  • Logistics (transportation management)
  • Medical and surgical devices, including artificial organs

Salaries and Projected Job Growth

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects these salaries in Texas for jobs which include advanced manufacturing skills:

Job Median Hourly Rate Median Annual Salary Projected Job Growth Through 2024
CNC machine tool programmers$26.39$54,890+15%
Electro-mechanical technicians (including robotics)$27.21$56,600+18%
Mechanical engineering technicians$27.46$57,120+15%