Automotive Engineering Technicians

4.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
43%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
2.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$60,460
or $29.06 hourly
VOLUME
40,180
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 43% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Automotive Engineering Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 2.1% by 2031
'Automotive Engineering Technicians' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Automotive Engineering Technicians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Automotive Engineering Technicians' was $60,460, or $29.06 hourly
'Automotive Engineering Technicians' are paid 32.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as automotive engineering technicians?

As of 2021 there were 40,180 people employed as Automotive Engineering Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Automotive Engineering Technicians.

Job description

Assist engineers in determining the practicality of proposed product design changes and plan and carry out tests on experimental test devices or equipment for performance, durability, or efficiency.

SOC Code: 17-3027.01

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