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: $31,000 - $50,000 per year*

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


ConAgra Foods Waterloo, IA
John Deere Waterloo, IA
Nestle U.S.A. Waverly, IA
Rockwell Automation Cedar Rapids, IA
Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc. Waterloo, IA
University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Kendra Wyatt-Koger
Buchanan Hall 103
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Program Advisors

Doug Kruger
Butler Hall 138D
319-296-2329 ext.1303
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Dan Utley
Butler Hall 138A
319-296-2329 ext.1730
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Ray Beets
Butler Hall 104-A
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