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Department of Technology

Career Opportunities

Career outlooks for Manufacturing Engineering Technology graduates are extremely good, not only in the state of Iowa, but around the Midwest and rest of the United States.  Graduates are able to gain employment is areas of manufacturing and industry, but also in other areas of engineering, technical sales and writing, purchasing, production and quality control.

Graduates may move into managerial positions after acquiring the necessary industrial experience. Information received from graduates indicates that starting salaries range from $50,000 to $75,000.

Positions held by recent graduates:
Manufacturing Engineer
Simulation Engineer
Molding Engineer
Industrial Engineer
Tool Designer
Facility Supervisor
Diagnostic Author
Automation Supervisor
Quality Engineer
Senior Customer Service Representative
Test Engineer
CAD Specialist
CNC Programmer
Plant Manager