Industrial Automation Technology

Industrial Automation Technology Careers

Entry-level positions in Industrial Automation Technology are available locally, regionally, and nationally. Graduates generally work in maintenance positions and find employment in manufacturing, food processing, and business environments.

Starting Wages: $29,000 - $52,000 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development and as reported by the Industrial and Engineering Technology department.

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Blackhawk Engineering Cedar Falls, IA
ConAgra Foods, Inc. Waterloo, IA
Iowa Laser Technology Cedar Falls, IA
John Deere Waterloo, IA
Nestlé USA Waverly, IA
Rockwell Automation Cedar Rapids, IA
Target Distribution Center Cedar Falls, IA
Tyson Foods, Inc. Waterloo, IA

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Kendra Wyatt
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Doug Kruger
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