Electro-Mechanical Technicians


Operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, servo-mechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment at worksites, such as oil rigs, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.


2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 340 21.22 12.99 25.33 44,130 27,020 52,690
Joplin MSA 10 29.95 13.08 38.38 62,290 27,210 79,830
Springfield MSA 20 13.96 10.22 15.82 29,030 21,260 32,910
St Louis MSA 200 21.24 13.68 25.01 44,170 28,460 52,030
Kansas City* 40 23.89 15.53 28.07 49,688 32,311 58,376
Central Region* 30 15.95 8.97 19.44 33,180 18,654 40,443
Ozark Region* 20 13.96 10.22 15.82 29,028 21,259 32,913
Southwest Region* 10 28.15 12.82 35.81 58,542 26,656 74,485
St. Louis City* 30 20.13 13.56 23.41 41,864 28,212 48,690
St. Louis County* 160 21.51 13.78 25.38 44,750 28,671 52,789

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 510 560 50 9.80 15 Good
Kansas City MSA 160 170 10 6.25 4 Caution
St Louis MSA 310 330 20 6.45 8 Caution
Central Region* 20 20 .00 Caution
Ozark Region* 20 20 .00 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Associate degree in one of the following
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other