Mechatronics Engineering Graduate Jobs Guide

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

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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:

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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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Engineers Australia

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With over 100,000 members, Engineers Australia membership is recognised world-wide and can help open doors via its network and reputation. Students looking to start their engineering career through professional development, support and industry connections should apply for membership today.


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FDM Group

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FDM’s Business Intelligence/Business Analysis Program will train you to become an expert at developing strategies to help businesses gain and maintain competitive advantage through the use of data.


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FDM Group

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Your journey as a an FDM Software Developer will begin with in-depth training from our experienced trainers and the chance to gain industry recognised qualifications, as well as mentoring and support throughout the program.


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We recruit highly intelligent graduates who are committed and adaptable. They have degrees in many different disciplines. Even though good levels of numeracy are important for some roles, you won’t necessarily need a formal mathematical or financial background.


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