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How to Become a

Robotics Engineer

Also Known as:
Automation Engineer, Automation Engineering Manager, Autonomous Vehicle Design Engineer, Design Engineer, Engineering Manager, Engineering Vice President, Factory Automations Engineer, Research Engineer, Robotic Systems Engineer, Robotics and Systems Lead

What is a

Robotics Engineer

Robotics Engineers are responsible for designing, testing, and building robots. These types of engieers use CADD and CAM systems to finish tasks. Robotics research engineers design robotic systems and research methods to manufacture them economically. Robotics engineers who work for robot manufacturers are sometimes called robotics test engineers or automation system engineers. The robots that are being designed are key in producing efficient producst for manufacturing companies. Common Robotics Engineers are very team oriented workers and enjoy working within a collabroative team.
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Why Become

Robotics Engineer

U.S. Employment Demand Metrics
2018:
157800
2028:
163500
Percent Change:
4%
Projected Annual Job Openings:
11700

Skills Needed

General Skills:
Quality Control Analysis Monitoring Reading Comprehension Active Listening Complex Problem Solving
Technical Skills:
Analytical or scientific software Data base user interface and query software Development environment software Program testing software

What Will You Do as a

Robotics Engineer

Evaluate designs or specifications to ensure quality. Interpret design or operational test results. Program robotic equipment. Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment. Design electromechanical equipment or systems.
U.S. Employment Demand Metrics
2018:
157800
professionals
2028:
163500
professionals
Percent Change:
4%
Projected Annual Job Openings:
11700

How Much Can You Earn?

Average Yearly Salary
$87,040
$53,730
$87,040
$158,830

What Education Do You need?

People starting in this career usually have
Less than High School Diploma
0
%
High School Diploma or Equivalent
3
%
Some College, but No Degree
8
%
Associate's Degree
7
%
Bachelor's Degree
47
%
Masters Degree
27
%
Doctorate or Professional Degree
7
%

Common Past Positions

Mechanic Technician Electrician Technician Automation Technician

Common Next Positions

Robotics Supervisor Operations Manager Robotics Engineering Manager
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