Automotive Technician

Kaihangarau Pūkaha Waka

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Automotive technicians service and repair vehicles and their parts and systems.

Pay

Light vehicle automotive technicians usually earn

$15-$37 per hour

Heavy vehicle automotive technicians usually earn

$26-$38 per hour

Source: Automotive Employment NZ, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an automotive technician are good due to strong demand for automotive services.
Phillip Jopson looking under the hood of a car

Automotive technicians diagnose faults in vehicles, and work out what is causing them

Last updated 28 September 2016