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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics


Diagnose problems and repair cars and light trucks.

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics inspect and maintain cars and trucks. They test parts and systems to make sure they are working properly. They identify and fix mechanical problems. They may disassemble and reassemble parts.

Wages $24.67 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training Vocational training is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Facility and Mobile Equipment Maintenance
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