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Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

in Massachusetts

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).

Occupation Projection for Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
493023  Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 18,257 18,955 698 3.82 % 587 1,123 70 1,780 Postsecondary non-degree award 

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    6,390  35 % 6,760  36 % 370  6 % $47,840
Other Services (except Government)    5,410  30 % 5,750  30 % 340  6 % $41,770
Gasoline Stations    1,110  6 % 950  5 % -160  -15 % $43,160
Wholesale Trade    650  4 % 680  4 % 30  5 % $47,410
Rental and Leasing Services    630  3 % 670  4 % 40  6 % $40,870
Support Activities for Transportation    180  1 % 200  1 % 20  13 % $47,030
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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