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Electro-Mechanical Engineer

What Does a Professional in this Career Do?

An Electro-Mechanical Engineer repairs, modifies, and designs electrical and mechanical equipment.

Job Outlook

There were 40 Electro-Mechanical Engineer job postings in North Carolina in the past year and 1975 in the United States.

In combination with other careers in the Mechanical Engineer industry, which includes the Electro-Mechanical Engineer career, the following graph shows the number of people employed for each year since 2015:

Salary

Many new Electro-Mechanical Engineer jobs have salaries estimated to be in the following ranges, based on the requirements and responsibilities listed in job postings from the past year.

National

The average estimated salary in the United States for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $86,442.

State

The average estimated salary in North Carolina for this career, based on job postings in the past year, is $86,442.

Percentiles represent the percentage that is lower than the value. For example, 25% of estimated salaries for Electro-Mechanical Engineer postings in the United States in the past year were lower than $69,956.

Education and Experience

Posted Electro-Mechanical Engineer jobs typically require the following level of education. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list education requirements.

Education LevelPercentage
Associate's Degree7.65%
Bachelor's Degree70.13%
Master's Degree30.89%
Doctoral Degree11.7%
Other5.01%

Posted Electro-Mechanical Engineer jobs typically require the following number of years of experience. The numbers below are based on job postings in the United States from the past year. Not all job postings list experience requirements.

Years of ExperiencePercentage
0 to 2 years23.68%
3 to 5 years49.49%
6 to 8 years10.58%
9+ years16.26%

Skills

Below are listings of the most common general and specialized skills Electro-Mechanical Engineer positions expect applicants to have as well as the most common skills that distinguish individuals from their peers. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is also listed.

Baseline Skills

A skill that is required across a broad range of occupations, including this one.

  • Communication (34.18%)
  • Troubleshooting (Problem Solving) (23.75%)
  • Problem Solving (19.34%)
  • Management (15.95%)
  • Leadership (14.84%)
  • Operations (13.06%)
  • Planning (11.49%)
  • Innovation (11.39%)
  • Reliability (11.39%)
  • Writing (11.24%)

Defining Skills

A core skill for this occupation, it occurs frequently in job postings.

  • Electrical Engineering (38.75%)
  • Mechanical Engineering (46.61%)
  • Electromechanics (52.05%)
  • Electromechanical Engineering (20.94%)

Necessary Skills

A skill that is requested frequently in this occupation but isn’t specific to it.

  • Electronics (12.76%)
  • Root Cause Analysis (7.53%)
  • Project Management (14.1%)
  • Thermal Management (4.25%)
  • Computer-Aided Design (16.2%)
  • Procurement (7.86%)
  • Commissioning (2.8%)
  • Electrical Wiring (7.1%)
  • Fabrication (7%)
  • Process Improvement (7.16%)
  • Manufacturing Processes (11.68%)
  • Marketing (3.44%)
  • Mechanical Design (15.18%)
  • Systems Engineering (10.06%)
  • High Voltage (4.2%)
  • Machining (7.59%)
  • New Product Development (16.42%)
  • Sheet Metal (3.34%)
  • Test Equipment (10.01%)
  • Field Service Management (3.12%)
  • Control Systems (8.34%)
  • Prototyping (10.28%)
  • Engineering Design Process (9.36%)
  • Continuous Improvement Process (6.4%)
  • Machinery (5.44%)
  • Electrical Systems (8.67%)
  • Mechanical Systems (8.45%)
  • Sensors (7.59%)
  • 3D Modeling (8.88%)
  • AutoCAD (8.4%)
  • Soldering (3.39%)
  • Automation (12.06%)
  • Bill Of Materials (5.22%)
  • Lean Manufacturing (2.91%)
  • Engineering Support (3.34%)
  • SolidWorks (CAD) (14.59%)
  • Preventive Maintenance (3.44%)
  • Project Engineering (5.01%)

Salary Boosting Skills

A professional who wishes to excel in this career path may consider developing the following highly valued skills. The percentage of job postings that specifically mention each skill is listed.

  • Electromechanics (100%)

Alternative Job Titles

Sometimes employers post jobs with Electro-Mechanical Engineer skills but a different job title. Some common alternative job titles include:

  • Electromechanical Engineer
  • Electromechanical Technician
  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineer
  • Electromechanical Design Engineer
  • Electrical Mechanic
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Principal Electrical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Systems Engineer
  • Electrical/Mechanical Technician

Similar Occupations

If you are interested in exploring occupations with similar skills, you may want to research the following job titles. Note that we only list occupations that have at least one corresponding NC State Online and Distance Education program.

Common Employers

Here are the employers that have posted the most Electro-Mechanical Engineer jobs in the past year along with how many they have posted.

United States

  • Northrop Grumman (117)
  • Actalent (63)
  • DuPont (57)
  • Blue Origin (46)
  • Ai Signal Research, Inc. (Asri) (40)
  • Lockheed Martin (38)
  • Randstad (33)
  • Boeing (24)
  • Supernal (21)
  • Huntington Ingalls Industries (19)

North Carolina

  • Parker Hannifin (6)
  • Hitachi (4)
  • Triumph Group (2)
  • Naval Air Systems Command (2)
  • Ist Precision (2)
  • Wolfspeed (2)
  • Pfizer (1)
  • Earthoptics (1)
  • Kds Windsor (1)
  • Columbus Mckinnon (1)

NC State Programs Relevant to this Career

If you are interested in preparing for a career in this field, the following NC State Online and Distance Education programs offer a great place to start!