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What does an Automation Engineer do?

Automation Engineers use technology to automate manufacturing processes. This typically involves researching technology, creating plans, implementing new systems and maintaining them.

An Automation Engineer must have a thorough understanding of the manufacturing process so that they can develop a streamlined, automated system. This occupation helps manufacturers to implement more effective processes while still adhering to quality standards.

Automation Engineer Courses

There are 2 courses available for people who want to become a Automation Engineer.

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How much does an Automation Engineer earn?

In Australia, a full time Automation Engineer generally earns $2,350 per week ($122,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only.

What are the job opportunities for Automation Engineers?

The occupation of Automation Engineers has remained relatively stable over the last few years. With the continued advancements in technology across all sectors, it is expected that job opportunities for Automation Engineers will continue to grow at a moderate rate.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become an Automation Engineer?

Firstly, you will need to become qualified as an Engineer. Most people complete a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering to achieve this. Once qualified, you will require an additional qualification such as the Advanced Diploma of Industrial Automation or Advanced Diploma of Remote Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics to become an Automation Engineer.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au