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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Diagnose problems and repair cars and light trucks.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$19.12 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  2%    Read more about outlook

Education:

College certificate is typical for entry. National Data

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Read work orders or descriptions of problems to determine repairs or modifications needed.
  • Operate transportation equipment to demonstrate function or malfunction.
  • Rebuild parts or components.
  • Repair non-engine automotive or vehicle components.
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Job Title Examples:

Automotive Service Technician
Shop Foreperson
Automotive Technician

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