Automotive Technician Career Outlook

Percent Employed



WITC Automotive Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019


Employed in Related Field


Employed in a Related Field

WITC Automotive Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019


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$21,838 - $34,317

Range of Yearly Salary

WITC Automotive Technician Graduate Survey Responses 2018-2019


Typical positions available at automobile dealerships or repair shops after graduation include:

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Brake Technician

Brake technicians diagnose brake system problems, adjust brakes, replace brake rotors and pads, and make other repairs on brake systems. Some technicians specialize in both brake and front-end work.

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Automotive Air Conditioning Technician

Automotive air-conditioning technicians install and repair air conditioners and parts, such as compressors, condensers and controls. These workers must be trained and certified in handling refrigerants.

Additional opportunities include: 

  • Auto Transmission Technician 

  • Automotive Electrical Technician

  • Service Writer

  • Drive Train Technician

  • Suspension and Alignment Technician

  • Drivability Technician

  • Automotive Technician

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your two-year Automotive Technician degree at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Potential careers available with further education include:

    • Automotive Service Center Manager
    • Automotive Engineer
    • Automotive Engineering Technician

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