Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics


Will "Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics" be replaced by AI & Robots?

Based on the 2013 study it's unclear if this occupation will be replaced by robots/AI. However, workers can take comfort in the results from our poll, which only shows a 34% chance of automation within the next 2 decades.

Automation Risk Level

Robots are watching

or 59% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

People Employed


as of 2019

Median Annual Wage


or $20.23 hourly

Most likely
Least likely

How this compares with other jobs: 329 out of 707

Cast Your Vote

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

People Employed (US)

Median Annual Wage (US)

Job description

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

SOC Code: 49-3023

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Rick (Small chance) says
Besides diagnostics there are to many variables for a robot to make the actual repairs.
May 15, 2020 at 01:41 PM
Maybe 50 years. (No chance) says
Unless we get self thinking robots that can mimic and access repair books and find problems very unlikely.

They would need arms for one.
May 05, 2020 at 11:05 AM
jim beam (Small chance) says
Its WAYYYYYYY more complicated then you think
Nov 12, 2019 at 01:17 PM
john (No chance) says
robots can not detect the slightest repair
Aug 28, 2019 at 12:05 AM
aaa says
Eventually yes, but just don't see it happening in the next 20 years.
Mar 30, 2019 at 11:05 PM
jason says
right there with u brother
F**k robots
Oct 01, 2019 at 03:40 PM

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