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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