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Career Opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to work at companies like Chevron, Begneaud Manufacturing, Baker Hughes, Inc., GE, Halliburton, Dow Chemical, Schlumberger, Shell, Stuller, Inc., the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force. Most of our alumni are earning salaries between $70,000 and $110,000 a year in a variety of industries.

The types of companies vary; however, the majority of companies are related to the oil service sector. Many positions involved some type of upper management/supervisor responsibilities.

Areas of Employment

Potential job titles for industrial technology graduates include:

  • Account representative
  • Aerospace maintenance officer
  • Associate field engineer
  • Bio-med tech
  • Cad pipe designer
  • Completions field engineer
  • Cost estimator
  • Design drafter
  • Director of fleet maintenance
  • Draftsman
  • Electronics Technician
  • Field engineer
  • Field operator
  • Field service engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Navigator
  • Production Operator
  • Project Engineer

Check out our detailed list of potential ITEC job titles here.

Visit the US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Website for more information about Industrial Technology here.

Employment Help

The College of Engineering recently implemented the Frank & Jessie Mosing Endowed Engineering Student Career Development Program, which offers services specifically to all engineering and industrial technology students. Most of the services are oriented to help you with career development, including resume writing advice, interviewing tips, internship and co-op education, and job placement help. Find the Career Development office Madison Hall, Room 105.

The University's Career Services office can also help you build your career — starting while you’re in school and continuing after you’ve graduated. For assistance with writing your resume, practicing your interview skills, and searching for internships and jobs, visit Career Services.