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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

17-3024 Electro-Mechanical Technicians



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.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 8019$21.59/hr$16.80/hr$18.34/hr$20.97/hr$23.84/hr$25.57/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Manufacturing260$24.68/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
InformationN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$24.80/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota 10$27.97/hr7.1%
Southwest Minnesota 20$24.36/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$27.20/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 40$27.16/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 70$20.20/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 80$20.97/hr6.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 280$29.35/hr0.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 320$28.99/hrN/A
Minnesota 460$26.89/hr2.3%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 270$22.06/hr5.7%
Machinists 10,420$25.73/hr5.5%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 1,080$32.71/hr2.1%


  • Operate, test, or maintain robotic equipment used for green production applications, such as waste-to-energy conversion systems, minimization of material waste, or replacement of human operators in dangerous work environments.
  • Troubleshoot robotic systems, using knowledge of microprocessors, programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, sensor or feedback systems, hydraulics, or pneumatics.
  • Perform preventive or corrective maintenance on robotic systems or components.
  • Prepare written documentation of electromechanical test results.
  • Develop, test, or program new robots.
  • Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, or technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly.
  • Inspect parts for surface defects.
  • Verify part dimensions or clearances to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Install electrical or electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools.
  • Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges.