Automation for Industrial Systems Career Outlook

Percent Employed

100%

Employed

 

WITC Automation for Industrial Systems Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

Employed in Related Field

50%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC Automation for Industrial Systems Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

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*Range of Yearly Salary Unavailable

 

 


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

System control room

Control Systems Technician

Worker at a programmable machine

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) Technician

Additional opportunities include: 

  • Instrument Technician

  • Industrial Automation Technician

  • Computer Technician

  • Network Technician

  • Controls Engineer

  • Automation Engineer

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your two-year Automation for Industrial Systems associate degree at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Automation for Industrial Systems program at WITC has articulation agreements with Lakeland University, UW-Barron County, UW-Green Bay, UW-Stout. 

The colleges listed above have developed an associate degree to bachelor degree Articulation Agreement with WITC (bachelor degree programs vary); other colleges may accept WITC credits upon a transcript review.

Potential careers available with further education include:

  • Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Project Manager

Potential Starting Wages:

  • $47,341–$64,480

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

Marty, USCG (retired)

The potential starting wage range is compiled from 2016 WITC or WTCS Graduate Follow-Up Report. If not available, wage data is compiled from Economic Modeling Software Intl (10th and 25th percentile earnings) and/or Wisconsin Worknet (Wage Comparison Tool) using the Standard Occupation Code(s) (SOC) the WTCS has assigned to the programs. When possible, the wage range is compiled using data from the 11 counties within the WITC district. Starting wage ranges for new programs are reviewed by the advisory team. Wage data was compiled August 2017. 

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