Career Outlook for Automotive Engineering Technicians

Also known as: Gyroscopic Engineering Technician, Heat Transfer Technician, Hydraulic Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Optomechanical Technician
The overall job outlook for Automotive Engineering Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 6.00 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1 percent per year. Demand for Automotive Engineering Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 1,330 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.38 percent over the next few years.
States with the most Automotive Engineering Technicians
There are currently more Automotive Engineering Technicians in the following states
Michigan
4,660
Texas
4,230
California
3,320
Ohio
2,490
New York
1,930
Pennsylvania
1,900
Illinois
1,830
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Automotive Engineering Technicians
Alaska
30
Wyoming
30
Montana
60
South Dakota
80
North Dakota
90
Vermont
110
West Virginia
110

PERCENT SELF EMPLOYED

FASTEST JOB GROWTH

In recent years, Automotive Engineering Technicians have the highest job vacancies and job growth rate in the following states
Idaho
860.00%
Nevada
71.43%
Illinois
59.13%
Arizona
47.44%
Puerto Rico
41.67%
Maryland
37.00%
North Dakota
28.57%

SLOWEST JOB GROWTH

The following states have had the lowest job openings and growth rates for this career in recent years
Mississippi
-72.73%
Montana
-53.85%
New Mexico
-46.55%
Vermont
-42.11%
Iowa
-34.48%
Louisiana
-34.21%
Rhode Island
-33.33%

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