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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $17.60
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Area Low Median High
U S
$10.24 $17.96 $29.95
Minnesota
$10.64 $17.60 $27.52
Central Minnesota
$10.91 $17.23 $25.04
Northeast Minnesota
$12.05 $17.22 $25.28
Northwest Minnesota
$10.55 $14.89 $21.58
Southeast Minnesota
$11 $16.98 $26.65
Southwest Minnesota
$10.25 $16.03 $23.06
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$10.53 $19.31 $29.01

"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 10,680 workers employed in this large career.

Where do Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in moderate 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 1,223 1,532 309 25.3%
Northeast Minnesota 632 701 69 10.9%
Northwest Minnesota 1,029 1,147 118 11.5%
Southwest Minnesota 982 1,035 53 5.4%
Southeast Minnesota 1,274 1,413 139 10.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,996 5,605 609 12.2%


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