Automotive Service Technicians inspect, maintain, and repair motor vehicles. Technicians and mechanics often use computers to identify and fix problems. They also sometimes work with greasy parts and tools in uncomfortable positions.
Employers prefer technicians with industry certifications that can be obtained in the Automotive Systems Technology at WCC.
69,000 openings nationwide are projected each year for technicians and mechanics.
The median wage for technicians and mechanics is $44,050 per year.