Students have a wide variety of career opportunities through the engineering technology associate degree. With much of the program’s focus on automation, this degree prepares students as electrical technicians, programmable logic controllers (PLC’s) technicians, and CNC and quality technicians. Graduates may work for manufacturers or field service providers to setup and troubleshoot sensors, automated equipment, and robots to ensure productivity.
- As of 2021, industrial engineering technologists and technicians earn an annual median wage of $60,220.
- Intel is projected to bring roughly 3,000 engineering technology jobs to central Ohio by 2025.
- About 70 percent of Intel jobs in Central Ohio will be technician roles, requiring just an associate degree.