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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
Southwest Minnesota 104$30.29/hr$23.84/hr$23.84/hr$30.08/hr$35.03/hr$37.88/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and Mining60$31.42/hr
Construction10$39.15/hr
Manufacturing90$30.74/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
InformationN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services100$28.50/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 10$38.99/hr-1.2%
Southwest Minnesota 10$30.08/hr-5.6%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30$30.60/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 40$31.42/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$31.42/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 190$31.04/hr-4.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 190$31.04/hrN/A
Minnesota 290$31.42/hr-3.5%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 120$24.61/hr5.4%
Machinists 10,540$25.35/hr6.9%
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 750$37.20/hr4.7%


  • 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.