There is definitely high demand for technicians in the automotive industry. And the need for technicians will increase with the number of vehicles on the road. Growth in the driving age population and multi-car families will also increase the need for more technicians.
And more good news: Texas is No. 2 in the entire nation with the highest employment level in this occupation.
*Statistics from the US Bureau Labor and Statistics, May 2012; wages will vary by location, employer and experience.
The TSTC Automotive Technology program has been ranked a leader in post-secondary automotive education and features approximately $3 million worth of the latest equipment and laboratories. The Automotive Technology Program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation and instructors are certified by Automotive Service Excellence.