Automotive Careers Abound, If You Know Where to Look

automotive careers

Let’s face it, the best career involving four wheels and an engine block is a race car driver or a big shot engineer. But if you don’t have Speed Racer driving skills or a Henry Ford brain, plenty of unique and fun automotive careers are still abound. You just have to know what you’re looking for.

Mechanic

Perhaps the most obvious career path to take if you want to be hands-on with autos is becoming a mechanic. The average salaries for mechanics across the U.S. are trending upward, according to U.S. News. The median salary for a mechanic has steadily risen from just more than $30,000 in 2004 to almost $40,000 in 2012.

Mechanics are in high demand in cities like Detroit, San Francisco and Fairbanks, but a mechanic can go just about anywhere there are vehicles and find a job.

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Highs and Lows of Motherhood + Stealing Children’s Identity + Jobs for Teens + Young Millionaires

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[amazon asin=0785221859&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 4: Troy Dunn, author of Young Bucks.
Topic: How to raise a future millionaire.
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