Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

General Information

Description

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit76.99%
  2. Self-employed17.60%
  3. State and local government2.08%
  4. Federal government1.75%
  5. Private, not for profit1.25%

Job Outlook

Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to show little or no change from 2020 to 2030. Despite limited employment growth, about 69,000 openings for automotive service technicians and mechanics are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Most of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$44,050

State-by-state Salary

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$65,420
$32,160
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Education

Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Engineering and Technology
  • English Language
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