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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $19.06
Statewide median: $18.88

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics *

Area Low Median High
U S
$13.42 $18.3 $24.65
Minnesota
$15.05 $19.06 $23.68
Central Minnesota
$13.63 $17.11 $22.03
Northeast Minnesota
$12.9 $17.36 $22.95
Northwest Minnesota
$14.77 $17.16 $19.31
Southeast Minnesota
$16.14 $20.01 $23.65
Southwest Minnesota
$15.25 $17.47 $20.62
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$15.79 $20.78 $25.37

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 10120 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 4020 new Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 739900 779000 39100 5.3%
Minnesota 13931 14218 287 2%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Southeast Minnesota 1310 1358 48 3.7%
Northwest Minnesota 1450 1515 65 4.5%
Southwest Minnesota 1155 1202 47 4.1%
Northeast Minnesota 828 861 33 4%
Central Minnesota 1332 1445 113 8.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6575 6823 248 3.8%


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