21. Automotive Technician/Mechanic
What They Do: You will inspect and test vehicles for mechanical issues, as well as perform routine maintenance including tune-ups, engine rebuilds, wheel balancing, and oil and filter changes, ultimately keeping vehicles on the road safely.
Hot Job Titles:
- Auto Mechanic
- Automotive Technician
- Master Automotive Technician
Median Annual Salary: $40,830*
Why It’s Hot: The BLS projects 1% job growth through 2028.
What You’ll Need: Vocational training, licensing, and certifications are available, though you can get hired with relevant on-the-job experience.Contributing Authors2020-05-18T17:40:28-04:00