To become an auto mechanic, it is necessary to obtain a certificate in auto mechanics from a two-year college or auto mechanics training program. In the past, it was enough to be self-taught. But now, with so much emphas... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

Entry-level mechanic positions generally require a high school diploma, although hands-on experience in a mechanic training program in a high school or college is expected by many employers. Most mechanics develop advanc... More » Education Colleges & Universities

According to the 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics report, auto mechanics make an average of $36,610 per year or, $17.60 per hour. Average pay for auto mechanics varies based upon geographic location, education and level o... More » Business & Finance Careers Salaries
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