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

$16-$37 per hour

Heavy vehicle automotive technicians usually earn

$26-$39 per hour

Source: Automotive Employment NZ, 2016 and MTA, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an automotive technician are good due to a shortage of workers.
An automotive technician kneels in front of a car where a wheel has been removed

Automotive technicians fix engines, brakes and other parts of vehicles

Last updated 15 January 2018