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Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Columbus

Salary Expectations and Career Outlook for Mechanics in Columbus

Nationally, the field of automotive service and repair is expected to grow significantly over the next several years. Job prospects for mechanics who graduate from an auto mechanic school in Columbus are expected to be better compared to mechanics lacking formal education, the BLS reports. Mechanics in Ohio can improve their chances for employment even more by earning ASE certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.

CareerTotal EmploymentHourly Mean WageAnnual Mean Wage
Automotive Body and Related Repairers850$23.21$48,290
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics3,590$20$41,610
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists1,980$22.84$47,500
Source: 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Sources:

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm

Automotive Schools in Columbus

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