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Automotive Technology

NATEF LogoCareers

  • Service Technician
  • Line (General) Technician
  • Specialist Technician
  • Shop Foreman
  • Service Advisor
  • Service Manager
  • Shop Owner

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area have a mean annual wage of $41,463, or $19.93/hr, with a starting wage of $11.47/hr. to in excess of $30.00/hr. for experienced technicians. National mean averages are $36,610 annual wage or $17.60/hr. Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and May 2013 Iowa Wage Survey Omaha-Council Bluffs IA MSA

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

Careers

  • Service Technician
  • Lubrication Technician
  • Shop Foreman or Manager

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics in the Omaha-Council Bluffs area have a mean annual wage of $41,463, or $19.93/hr, with a starting wage of $11.47/hr. to in excess of $30.00/hr. for experienced technicians. National mean averages are $36,610 annual wage or $17.60/hr. Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and May 2013 Iowa Wage Survey Omaha-Council Bluffs IA MSA

Need to Know Both Programs

  • All students are required to provide their own tool set.
  • Tool Fair July each year
  • Program Chair has information on tool vendors who provide discounts to students.
  • All students are required to provide their own Riever Motor Works uniform shirt to be worn on lab days. Program chair has order forms for purchase through the college store.
  • Students will need a notebook computer or web enabled device with windows based operating system with Internet Explorer to connect with ROC and/or off-site web pages for additional training. See program chair for specific requirements.