Automotive Engineering Technicians

4.9/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $27.99 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 34% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Automotive Engineering Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 5.7% by 2030
'Automotive Engineering Technicians' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Automotive Engineering Technicians' was $58,230, or $27.99 hourly
'Automotive Engineering Technicians' are paid 38.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 39,880 people employed as Automotive Engineering Technicians.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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