H3
 
High Wage. High Demand. High Skill.

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles. Excludes "Automotive Body and Related Repairers" (49-3021), "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031), and "Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles" (49-2096).

Overview

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Requirements

Required Education
Postsecondary non-degree award
Required Work Experience
None
Job Training
Short-term on-the-job training

Data

Comparisons

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Area/RegionEmployment 2016Employment 2026Percent ChangeAnnual OpeningsAvg. Hourly WageAvg. Annual WageH3High WageHigh SkillHigh Demand
Nebraska
5,100
5,457
7%
521
$20.03
$41,657
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Omaha Consortium
2,138
2,301
7.62%
220
$20.73
$43,117
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Lincoln MSA
730
834
14.25%
82
$20.19
$42,005
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Grand Island MSA
273
278
1.83%
26
$18.41
$38,277
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Central
395
420
6.33%
40
$17.68
$36,765
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Mid-Plains
317
330
4.1%
31
$18.41
$38,282
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Northeast
592
629
6.25%
60
$22.78
$47,390
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Panhandle
217
229
5.53%
22
$16.09
$33,468
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Sandhills
106
92
-13.21%
8
$17.86
$37,155
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Southeast
321
331
3.12%
31
$18.29
$38,054
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N/A: Data is not available due to confidentiality.
Wages from Occupational Employment Statistics, 4th Quarter 2017. Annual openings from 2016-2026 Long-term Occupational Projections.
Career Cluster information from Nebraska Department of Education.
Produced by the Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information.