Automation for Industrial Systems Career Outlook

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WITC Automation for Industrial Systems Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

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WITC Automation for Industrial Systems Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019

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$72,794 - $78,618

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Automation for Industrial Systems Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019




Typical positions available after graduation include:

System control room

Control Systems Technician

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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. 

Hear From Graduates

"After being in the industry for a few years, I have seen technology change and the need for skilled technicians. The staff at WITC understand this and with their years of experience, give a hands-on learning experience, with a high commitment of success for the students."

Zachary, Automation for Industrial Systems & Automated Packaging Systems Technician Graduate


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800.243.9482 ext. 6243


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