Automotive Electrician

Kaimahi Hiko a-Waka

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Automotive electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring, parts and electrical and electronic systems in vehicles.

Pay

Unqualified automotive electricians usually earn

$16-$24 per hour

Qualified automotive electricians usually earn

$20-$44 per hour

Source: MTA, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an automotive electrician are good due to a shortage of workers.
Close-up of hands working on some stripped wires coming out of a car door

Automotive electricians work on wiring and electronic systems of vehicles

Last updated 15 January 2018