What is Industrial Maintenance Technology?
Are you fascinated by machines and skilled with your hands? Do you have strong math skills? Do you like to tinker until you get the problem solved? Then a career in industrial maintenance may be for you. In our program, students learn how to repair and maintain the increasingly complex machines used in today's advanced manufacturing environment. You'll learn how to repair pumps, motors, engines, conveyor belts, and more, and how to keep them in good working order.
What are my career options?
Industrial maintenance workers are employed in the manufacturing sector in industries such as food processing and chemical, fabricated metal product, machinery, and motor vehicle and parts manufacturing. Employment also can be sought in the heavy equipment maintenance industry and building equipment such as pumps, exhaust systems, industrial appliances, and lighting changes.
|Industrial Maintenance Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Industrial Maintenance Technician||$49,218|
|Industrial Maintenance Machinist Mechanic||$35,964|
|Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level I||$35,964|
|Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level II||$35,964|
|Industrial Maintenance Robotics Technician||$44,715|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Associate of Applied Science: Industrial Maintenance Technology
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Industrial Maintenance Machinists Mechanic
Industrial Maintenance Electrical Mechanic
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level I
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Level II
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.