Robotics Engineer Statistics By Gender

Among robotics engineers, 8.5% of them are women compared to 81.3% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 81.3%
  • Unknown, 10.2%
  • Female, 8.5%
Job Title
GenderascdescPercentagesascdesc
Male
81.3%
Unknown
10.2%
Female
8.5%

Gender Pay Gap For Robotics Engineer

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man

male-income
Male Income
$73,795
female-income
Female Income
$70,656

Robotics Engineer Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the robotics engineer position over time.

Male
Female
93%
91%
88%
86%
83%
81%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
YearascdescMaleascdescFemaleascdesc
2008
87.75%
12.25%
2009
87.53%
12.47%
2010
87.62%
12.38%
2011
88.33%
11.67%
2012
87.54%
12.46%
2013
87.30%
12.70%
2014
87.03%
12.97%
2015
86.92%
13.08%
2016
86.98%
13.02%
2017
86.43%
13.57%
2018
86.02%
13.98%

Robotics Engineer Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, machine tool designer and senior electronics design engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Domestic Engineer13%83%
Robotics Engineer81%9%
Senior Field Service Engineer93%4%
Senior Electronics Design Engineer94%2%
Machine Tool Designer95%2%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Machine Tool Designer
Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Senior Field Service Engineer
Robotics Engineer
Domestic Engineer
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Robotics Engineer Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among robotics engineers is White, which makes up 67.6% of all robotics engineers. Comparatively, there are 15.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 10.2% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 67.6%
  • Asian, 15.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 10.2%
  • Black or African American, 4.3%
  • Unknown, 2.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.4%
Job Title
Robotics Engineer RaceascdescPercentagesascdesc
White
67.6%
Asian
15.3%
Hispanic or Latino
10.2%
Black or African American
4.3%
Unknown
2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.4%

Robotics Engineer Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among robotics engineers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
YearascdescWhiteascdescBlack or African AmericanascdescAsianascdescHispanic or Latinoascdesc
2010
71.94%
4.16%
13.54%
8.35%
2011
72.99%
4.31%
12.69%
7.89%
2012
71.31%
4.21%
13.61%
8.57%
2013
70.45%
4.36%
14.33%
8.56%
2014
69.97%
4.22%
14.88%
8.53%
2015
69.83%
4.50%
14.41%
8.86%
2016
69.16%
4.74%
14.88%
8.97%
2017
67.40%
4.87%
15.54%
9.72%
2018
67.64%
4.27%
15.34%
10.24%

Robotics Engineer Wage Gap By Race

Asian robotics engineers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino robotics engineers have the lowest average salary at $69,064.
$80,000
$78,000
$76,000
$74,000
$72,000
$70,000
$68,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicityascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Unknown$72,335
White$72,339
Black or African American$69,843
Asian$77,547
Hispanic or Latino$69,064

Average Age of a Robotics Engineer

We determined the average age of robotics engineers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female
RaceascdescMale AgeascdescFemale Ageascdesc
Unknown
37
33
White
45
39
Black or African American
44
39
Asian
41
37
Hispanic or Latino
38
39

Robotics Engineer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of robotics engineer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of robotics engineers is 40+ years old, which represents 57% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Robotics Engineer YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
20-30 years
16%
30-40 years
27%
40+ years
57%

Types of Robotics Engineer Degree Levels

The most common degree for robotics engineers is bachelor's degree 65% of robotics engineers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 15% and rounding it off is master's degree with 13%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors, 65%
  • Associate, 15%
  • Masters, 13%
  • High School Diploma, 3%
  • Other Degrees, 4%
Job Title
Robotics Engineer DegreeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Bachelors
65%
Associate
15%
Masters
13%
High School Diploma
3%
Other Degrees
4%

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Robotics Engineer Wage Gap By Education

Robotics engineers with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $96,255 annually. With a Masters degree, robotics engineers earn a median annual income of $84,467 compared to $73,795 for robotics engineers with an Bachelors degree.
$99,000
$94,000
$89,000
$84,000
$79,000
$74,000
$69,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Doctorate Degree
Educationascdesc
Salaryascdesc
Master's Degree$84,467
Bachelor's Degree$73,795
Doctorate Degree$96,255

Robotics Engineer Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ robotics engineers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most robotics engineers is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire robotics engineers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Company SizeascdescPercentagesascdesc
< 50 employees
7%
50 - 100 employees
1%
100 - 500 employees
14%
500 - 1,000 employees
15%
1,000 - 10,000 employees
32%
> 10,000 employees
31%

The Types Of Companies Robotics Engineer Work In

Employees with the robotics engineer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most robotics engineers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Education

Public

Private

Government

Company TypeascdescPercentagesascdesc
Education
9%
Public
37%
Private
52%
Government
1%

Top Industries Hiring Robotics Engineers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ robotics engineers. Those industries include manufacturing, technology and automotive.

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Manufacturing

Technology

Fortune 500

Automotive

Retail

IndustryascdescPercentagesascdesc
Manufacturing
23%
Technology
12%
Fortune 500
12%
Automotive
10%
Retail
5%
Professional
5%
Hospitality
4%
Start-up
4%
Education
4%
Telecommunication
3%
Construction
3%
Finance
3%
Pharmaceutical
2%
Agriculture
2%
Internet
1%
Transportation
1%
Utilities
1%
Health Care
1%
Non Profits
1%
Insurance
1%
Real Estate
1%
Energy
1%

Robotics Engineer Turnover And Employment Statistics

Robotics Engineer Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of robotics engineers changed.

  • Unemployment rate
YearascdescRobotics Engineer Unemployment Rateascdesc
2010
4.06%
2011
3.19%
2012
2.30%
2013
2.27%
2014
2.35%
2015
2.10%
2016
2.27%
2017
2.17%
2018
2.09%

The Average Number of Years That Robotics Engineer Stay in a Job

By looking over 396 robotics engineers resumes, we figured out that the average robotics engineer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Number or YearsascdescPercentagesascdesc
Less than 1 year
27%
1-2 years
34%
3-4 years
14%
5-7 years
12%
8-10 years
7%
11+ years
6%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Robotics Engineers

The most common foreign language among robotics engineers is German at 21.1%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Japanese at 15.8% and French is the third-most popular at 10.5%.

Job Title
  • German, 21.1%
  • Japanese, 15.8%
  • French, 10.5%
  • Spanish, 10.5%
  • Russian, 10.5%
  • Other, 31.6%
Job Title
Foreign LanguageascdescPercentagesascdesc
German
21.1%
Japanese
15.8%
French
10.5%
Spanish
10.5%
Russian
10.5%
Other
31.6%

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