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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: $23.63
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.73 $23.29 $29.78
Minnesota
$18.66 $23.63 $30.05
Central Minnesota
$18.60 $23.51 $29.92
Northeast Minnesota
$17.94 $22.99 $29.60
Northwest Minnesota
$17.97 $23.07 $27.04
Southeast Minnesota
$18.18 $23.16 $28.72
Southwest Minnesota
$18.28 $23.10 $28.28
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.00 $25.04 $30.58

* "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 12,930 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 shrinking.

There will be a need for about 12,783 new Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics to meet market demand between 2020-2030. 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
Area Employment Employment Change
U S 703,800 705,900 2,100 0.3%
Minnesota 14,271 13,504 -767 -5.4%
Central Minnesota 1,929 1,818 -111 -5.8%
Northeast Minnesota 896 848 -48 -5.4%
Northwest Minnesota 1,891 1,740 -151 -8%
Southeast Minnesota 1,432 1,357 -75 -5.2%
Southwest Minnesota 1,240 1,185 -55 -4.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,852 6,462 -390 -5.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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