49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Occupational Description:
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).

Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
Wages Updated to First Quarter, 2020
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 1,730160$20.64/hr$0.79/hr$13.40/hr$16.07/hr$20.20/hr$23.99/hr$28.95/hr
Minnesota 11,830722$22.36/hr$0.58/hr$13.31/hr$16.62/hr$21.18/hr$26.98/hr$32.28/hr
U S 655,3304,587$21.90/hr$0.07/hr$11.90/hr$15.25/hr$20.54/hr$27.39/hr$33.60/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.

Leading Industries for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities1,330$20.20/hr
Other Services260$19.33/hr
Other Regional Data For Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
Geography (click title for details)OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2020 - 2030
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 5,530 $22.49/hr -5.7%
Central Minnesota 1,730 $20.20/hr -5.8%
Southeast Minnesota 1,350 $20.43/hr -5.2%
Southwest Minnesota 1,040 $17.04/hr -4.4%
Northwest Minnesota 890 $20.85/hr -8.0%
Northeast Minnesota 760 $22.08/hr -5.4%
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EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2020 - 2030
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Industrial Machinery Mechanics930$27.76/hr20.3%
Farm Equipment Mechanics240$22.54/hr6.1%
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers150$12.49/hr4.5%
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians50$30.94/hr1.6%
Engine and Other Machine AssemblersN/AN/AN/A
Tasks for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics