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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $17.77
Statewide median: $18.65

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Area Low Median High
U S
$10.14 $18.09 $30.36
Minnesota
$10.79 $17.77 $28.37
Central Minnesota
$10.40 $17.18 $25.37
Northeast Minnesota
$11.84 $16.76 $26.94
Northwest Minnesota
$11.04 $15.99 $22.72
Southeast Minnesota
$11.43 $17.21 $26.75
Southwest Minnesota
$9.98 $16.73 $25.76
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$10.71 $19.30 $30.18

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 10,980 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 3,750 new Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics to meet market demand between 2012-2022. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 701,100 761,500 60,400 8.6%
Minnesota 12,622 13,179 557 4.4%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 1,332 1,445 113 8.5%
Northeast Minnesota 828 861 33 4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 6,575 6,823 248 3.8%
Southwest Minnesota 1,155 1,202 47 4.1%
Northwest Minnesota 1,450 1,515 65 4.5%
Southeast Minnesota 1,310 1,358 48 3.7%


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