CAREER

Microsystems Engineers

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$103,380

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+1.3% (little or no change)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree

Career

What Microsystems Engineers Do

Research, design, develop, or test microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices.

Other Job Titles Microsystems Engineers May Have

Control Systems Engineer, MEMS Integration Engineer (Microelectrical Mechanical Integration Engineer), Microsystems Engineer, Process Engineer, Product Design Engineer, Project Design Engineer, Project Engineer, Radio Frequency Design Engineer (RF Design Engineer), System Engineer, Systems Engineer

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Create schematics and physical layouts of integrated microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) components or packaged assemblies consistent with process, functional, or package constraints.
  • Investigate characteristics such as cost, performance, or process capability of potential microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device designs, using simulation or modeling software.
  • Create or maintain formal engineering documents, such as schematics, bills of materials, components or materials specifications, or packaging requirements.
  • Conduct analyses addressing issues such as failure, reliability, or yield improvement.
  • Plan or schedule engineering research or development projects involving microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) technology.

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