Two mechanics working under the hood of a car in an auto repair shop

Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics diagnose, repair, or overhaul automobiles, trucks, buses, and other vehicles.

Sample of reported job titles: Auto Technician, Automobile Technician, Automotive Service Technician, Automotive Technician, Certified ASE Master Automotive Technician (Certified Automotive Service Excellence Master Automotive Technician), Master Automotive Technician, Master Technician, Mechanic, Shop Foreman, Truck Technician

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $15.40/hr (+1% from 2015)
  • 774 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: -1%
  • Retirement Risk: 18% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 1% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*


Graphic Literacy
4 4 4

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.