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Robotics Engineers

Employment Prospects


The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there are more than 170,100 robotics engineers working in the United States. Robotics engineers are employed in virtually every manufacturing industry. With the trend toward automation continuing—often via the use of robots—people trained in robotics can expect to find employment with almost all types of manufacturing companies in the future. Robotics professionals also work in professional, scientific, and technical service industries and for government agencies such as the Department of Defense and NASA.

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