When your car’s engine makes a jarring sound and your heart skips a beat, your first thought is, “who can I trust to take care of my vehicle?” Graduates from the Automotive Technology program are equipped to troubleshoot such problems. They hold positions as service technicians, inspectors, and maintenance and repair mechanics. According to the 2016 U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, these positions earn an average pay of $37K annually, and upwards of $60K, depending on the position within the industry. The projection for employment opportunities, for qualified jobseekers, is good.
Job growth for the industry, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), is expected to grow 17 percent during the next decade.
The program is also part of the sustainable technology movement at Savannah Technical College and is available for Learning Community opportunities with a number of courses and dedicated tutors, ask for details.