A 59 percent increase in the number of jobs in robotics are a part of the rapidly growing field that would put Pittsburgh at the center of a boom in the industry. Jobs fall into “producer” categories, which design and build the robotics technologies, and “consumer” roles, which determine the application and maintenance of robotics in different industries. Investments in robotics could quadruple by 2025, with high-skill technicians in demand.

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Fast Facts

  • Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute was the first university to offer a Ph.D. in robotics.
  • There has been over 300% growth in robotics sector jobs in the past decade.


Jobs in Robotics

  • software developer
  • mechanical/electrical/computer systems engineer
  • field service technician
  • business intelligence analyst
  • health technician/technologist
  • security analyst

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