Do you have a passion for cars?
Automotive service technicians and mechanics inspect, maintain and repair cars and light trucks. Traits of a successful automotive technician include professionalism, problem-solving skills, a good work ethic, attention to detail, adaptability, a desire to learn, persistence and patience. If this sounds like you, perhaps a career in automotive technology is for you.
Career Pathways: Auto Service, Collision, Painting, Service Advisor, Collision Estimator, Parts Professional, Automotive Machinist or Auto Shop Owner.
Typical Salary: The median annual wage for automotive service technicians and mechanics was $42,090 in May 2019.