Mechatronics Engineering Graduate Industry Guide

Everything you need to know about the Mechatronics Engineering industry for your graduate job hunt

Grad Programs

With multiple vacancies

1070

Last 12 months

Job Growth

Increase/decrease of jobs

Increase30.3%

Last 12 months to the year before

Average Salary

For graduate mechatronics engineer

70k

What's it like to be a Mechatronics Engineer?

Mechatronics Engineers develop smart machines that can process information and make decisions. Mechatronics Engineers are involved in designing, testing and manufacturing machines and systems using combination of electrical and mechanical systems, robotics, computer science, and product engineering.

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Tasks and duties you could be responsible for as a graduate mechatronics engineer:

  • Developing solutions to problems with mechanical and electronic processes.
  • Designing, building and implementing equipment modifications to help improve safety and reliability.
  • Developing project specifications with colleagues, often with those from other engineering disciplines.
  • Recommending modifications following prototype test results.
  • Conducting modelling, simulation and analysis of engineering systems.
  • Developing electronic, mechanical or computer processes for tasks that may be dangerous for humans.

How much do mechatronics engineering graduates earn?

Graduate Mechatronics Engineer on average start around $70,000 per year. The location that you end up working can also have an impact which you can see below:

  • ALL
  • QLD
  • SA
  • WA
  • TAS
  • NT
  • VIC
  • NSW
  • ACT

Most common salary for Engineering Mechatronics is in

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Do I need to do a mechatronics engineering internship?

Beyond relevant work experience, many large employers who have mechatronics engineer graduate programs will offer grads who have completed these programs first preference on graduate roles. The main reason is that by doing an internship, employers get to see what you are capable of first hand and can be confident that you understand the company and are going to be a good fit.

What kind of mechatronics engineering jobs are there?

Our friends at SEEK have analysed the most popular job’s and their details such as salary, location etc and compiled the most popular mechatronics engineering jobs. Whilst you are still trying to secure your first mechatronics engineering role, understanding where you want your to career to go can also help as a talking point in your interview.

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Design Engineer

Design and test a range of consumer goods and products

Average salary110k
Job growthIncrease12.8%
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Electrical Engineer

Develop and design electrical systems by applying the physics and mathematics of electricity.

Average salaryIncrease110k
Job growth3%
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Forensic Engineer

Responsible for determining how accidents occurred or how a particular device failed

Average salary103k
Job GrowthN/A

When do employers hire mechatronics engineering graduates?

Take a look below to see when employers are busiest hiring mechatronics engineering students and when you need to be ready to apply:

What mechatronics engineering graduate jobs are there?

We have many employers signed up to GradConenction who hire mechatronics engineering graduates. Check out a few below to get you started

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Graduate Jobs

Melbourne

Engineering
and 4 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical/Processing
  • Engineering Civil/Structural
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics

We are playing to our strengths. Applying our core skills as engineers and consultants.

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Graduate Jobs

Brisbane

Engineering
and 5 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical/Processing
  • Engineering Civil/Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics

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Graduate Jobs

Sydney

Accounting
and 67 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Studies
  • Administration
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Compliance
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Defence
  • Design and User Experience
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Aerospace/Aeronautical
  • Engineering Chemical/Processing
  • Engineering Civil/Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
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Sydney

Accounting
and 20 others

Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Studies
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Compliance
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Chemical/Processing
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
  • Engineering Software
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Statistics

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Adelaide
and 14 others

Available locations

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Regional New South Wales
  • Regional Northern Territory
  • Regional Queensland
  • Regional South Australia
  • Regional Tasmania
  • Regional Victoria
  • Regional Western Australia
  • Sydney
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Hires applicants with degrees in

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Studies
  • Administration
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Aviation
  • Banking and Finance
  • Business and Commerce
  • Communications
  • Compliance
  • Computer Science
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Defence
  • Design and User Experience
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Aerospace/Aeronautical
  • Engineering Chemical/Processing
  • Engineering Civil/Structural
  • Engineering Electrical
  • Engineering Environmental
  • Engineering Geotechnical
  • Engineering Mechanical
  • Engineering Mechatronics
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  • Engineering Petroleum
  • Engineering Software
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  • Mathematics
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