Mechatronics Basics Career Outlook

Mechatronics Basics is a new WITC program. No graduate follow-up information is currently available.

Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Entry Level Electro-Mechanical Assembler 

Assemble or modify Electro-mechanical equipment or devices, such as servomechanisms, gyros, dynamometers, magnetic drums, tape drives, brakes, control linkage, actuators and appliances.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Maintenance Technician 

  • Manufacturing Customer Service

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Mechatronics Basics technical diploma at WITC, you can continue your education to obtain the Automated Packaging Systems Technician technical diploma, and transfer to another college to earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The Automated Packaging Systems Technician program at WITC has articulation agreements with UW-Stout. 

The college listed above has developed a technical diploma 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:

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • High School Technology Education Instructor

Potential Starting Wages:

  • $47,299–$63,460

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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