Industrial Systems Specialist Career Outlook

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Northwood Tech Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

Employed in Related Field


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Northwood Tech Graduate Survey Responses 2017-2018

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Average Yearly Salary*


*Industrial Systems Specialist is a new program at Northwood Tech. No graduate follow-up data was available, so wage data was derived from Northwood Tech's 2016–2017 Graduate Survey Results.


Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Electrical Maintenance Technicians install or repair a variety of electrical equipment in telecommunications, transportation, utilities and other industries.

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Instrumentation and Controls Technician 

Instrumentation and Controls Technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits. They operate, test, and maintain unmanned, automated, robotic or electro-mechanical equipment.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Field Service Technician
  • Electrical and Instrument Technician
  • Service Technician

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Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your Industrial Systems Specialist technical diploma at Northwood Tech, you continue your education to obtain an associate degree, bachelor's degree and beyond,. 

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