Automotive Service Technician Careers | Penn Foster Career School

Automotive Service Technician Careers

Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
  • Supportive
  • Low monthly payments

Auto Mechanic Salary and Career Information

Penn Foster Career School can help you take the first step on your path toward becoming an automotive service technician. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, auto technician careers are expected to grow through 2024, with about 39,000 new jobs expected to open. Automotive jobs can be found in a wide range of settings, including:

What is the average auto mechanic salary?
The current average auto mechanic salary is $37,850.¹

Penn Foster Career School's Career Services

Career Cruising

We've partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help auto mechanic tech students like you, do more with the skills that you have. You’ll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you explore auto mechanic careers, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you'll have access to get advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a career diploma. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Auto Repair Technician Students and Graduates

Visit the Community’s Auto Repair Technician academic group page to see what auto repair technician students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook," 2014-15 Edition, Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, on the Internet here. Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.

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