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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Diagnose problems and repair cars and light trucks.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$19.65 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  3.6%    Read more about outlook


Vocational training is typically required.

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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Automotive Service Technician
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