employers in Brookhaven College's Dealership-Sponsored Technician program have to say about program graduates.
Automotive technicians continue to be in demand in an occupation that provides portable skills which cannot be outsourced overseas.
More than 16 percent of service technicians are self-employed, more than twice the proportion for all installation, maintenance and repair occupations. There is usually steady work, even through downturns in the economy.
Automotive technicians work for:
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects for the Dallas metropolitan area: