Automated Packaging Systems Technician Career Outlook

Projected Job Growth

26.2%

Data from Lightcast, representing our 11-County District

 

Employed in Related Field

 

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2021-2022 Graduate Follow-Up Survey 
 

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$61,099

Average Yearly Salary

2022-2025 Lightcast data based on Northwood Tech's 11-County District


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

A food packaging system in a a manufacturing plant

Field Service Technician

The Field Service Technician is the trained professional engaged in performing the field installation and its maintenances. Technicians are responsible for the field operation, troubleshooting, repair, and client training of devices in an assigned location

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Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician will ensure that equipment and machinery are working at optimal efficiency to produce and manufacture products safely and on time. Maintenance Technicians perform electrical, mechanical, and troubleshooting duties which include replacing, repairing, and cleaning equipment and/or component parts.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Electromechanical Technician/Assembler

Related Program

Potential careers available with further education include:

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Hear From Graduates

"The packaging industry is a lot like the computer industry. It's always changing; it's always on the cutting edge. You have to be motivated and dive into it or you'll be left in the dust."

Ben C., Automated Packaging Systems Technician graduate

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Nicole Messicci

Admissions Advisor

715.788.7144

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

715.685.3039

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

715.752.8119

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Superior Admissions Contact

Anna Kalin

Admissions Advisor

715.319.7331

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