Instrumentation Engineer

Individuals with an interest in solving problems and a knack for small details may have just found the perfect profession. These engineers play an “instrumental” role in managing the parts that regulate and control industrial processes and operations.

  • design equipment to monitor engineering systems, machinery and processes
  • run tests, analyze, and monitor equipment for efficiency
  • research and develop new devices using software or hardware engineering
  • oversee testing, troubleshooting devices, and preparing reports
  • purchase equipment and write computer software and test procedures
  • bachelor’s degree and professional training required

Earning potential for Minnesota:

$90,000 Annual Average

Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

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