Automotive Technology

Careers & Salaries

If you enjoy challenges, cars, and working with your hands, Automotive Technology can be a rewarding career for you. Service technicians are employed by automotive dealerships, independent repair shops, auto and home supply stores, and gas and service stations. A few examples of job titles in this field include:

  • Automotive Engineering Technician
  • Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendant
  • Automotive Specialty Technician
  • Parts Salesperson
  • First-line Supervisor of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
  • Lube and Tire Technician

For detailed career and salary information, visit the LBCC Career Coach.

State of Oregon Employment Department statistics for the occupation profile of Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics for all counties:

  • Median Hourly Wage: $23.78
  • Average Annual Income: $54,138
  • Job Openings Per Year: 705
  • 10-Year Growth: 3.5%

All career information and statistics listed here are provided by the State of Oregon.