Career Opportunities

Automotive Technology

Job opportunities for an automotive technician are plentiful. Related industry jobs include: 

  • General Automotive Service Technician
  • Engine Performance Specialist    
  • Automotive Emissions Specialist
  • Automotive Powertrain Specialist
  • Automotive Engine Rebuilding Specialist
  • Suspension and Alignment Specialist
  • Automotive Service Writer/Manager
  • Parts House Manager

Trained technicians are in great demand for outstanding job opportunities in all aspects of automotive service and repair. Technicians possessing state licenses such as Smog, Lamp or Brake are in especially high demand with hourly rates ranging from $10 - $15 for entry-level positions. Journey level positions earn $15 to $24 per hour on average.

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Yazmin Perez
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"I came to Allan Hancock College with no plan or goal. The friendly staff here helped me see all the opportunities that are available and helped me shape my goals. The administration of justice program inspired me to look at jobs I never thought I would find. My goal now is to transfer to a four-year university."
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Last Modified Jan 21, 2014