Employment of automotive service technicians and mechanics is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
Job opportunities for qualified jobseekers should be very good.
What is the future of auto mechanics?
The Future of Mechanics with Electric Cars. Auto mechanics are no stranger to change. They are part of an industry that continues to grow and evolve. In the present day, it takes more than one mechanic to run an auto service and repair shop.
How much do ASE certified mechanics make?
According to SimplyHired.com, as of May 29, 2015, the average annual income for an A.S.E.-certified master technician is $45,000. At the height of their careers, some master automotive mechanics can expect to make twice that much. Most are not salaried; most are paid per hour and a few via commission.
What do auto mechanics do?
Automotive service technicians and mechanics perform oil changes on vehicles. Automotive service technicians and mechanics, often called service technicians or service techs, inspect, maintain, and repair cars and light trucks.
Can a mechanic keep your car?
Yes. Your mechanic has the legal right to keep your car until you pay the entire repair bill. This is referred to as a mechanic’s lien or garageman’s lien, which basically secures payment to the repair shop for the repairs that have been provided.
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