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Automation Engineers

Employment Prospects


Automation engineers are employed in the automotive, pharmaceutical, medical device, chemical, biochemical, aerospace, computer, textile, and other manufacturing sectors; in food processing and beverage/drinks manufacturing; and in the oil and gas, mining and metal extraction, renewable energy, shipping and distribution, and water and wastewater industries. They also work for government agencies and as educators at colleges and universities. Some automation engineers launch their own consulting firms.

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