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.
Median Annual Wage: $53,070
Education: Associate's degree (41%); Post-secondary certificate (30%); High school diploma or equivalent (13%)
Projected Growth: Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Related Job Titles: Engineering Technician; Test Technician; Electro-Mechanical Technician (E/M Technician); Electronic Technician; Tester; Mechanical Technician; Product Test Specialist; Electro-Mechanic; Maintenance Technician; Laboratory Technician (Lab Technician)