Jobs & Employment
About 89% of BTC Automotive students are employed within nine months of graduation. The average annual income in this field is $39,258, with an earning potential of about $48,859 per year.*
BTC’s General Automotive Repair and Vehicle Service Technician certificates prepare graduates to work in entry-level automotive positions like lubrication, tire, and muffler service positions.
BTC’s Automotive Technology program is certified by ASE (Automotive Service Excellence). This assures that the curriculum follows the stringent standards identified by NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation).
Most program graduates work as automotive service technicians. In larger shops, positions have become increasingly specialized. Opportunities for specialty positions include automatic transmission specialist, brake specialist, engine performance specialist, front end specialist and electrical specialist.
Potential places of employment include automotive dealerships, independent service garages, federal and local government repair shops, rental industry, service stations, specialty shops, tire and service industry, and fleet maintenance.