Automotive Technology Teachers

Automotive technology teachers instruct students regarding automotive-related subjects at high schools and colleges and universities. They lecture classes, conduct hands-on instruction in repair shops and laboratories, and create and grade examinations. They also may conduct research, write for publications, and aid in administration.


Quick Facts
Duties Teach automotive-related subjects at high schools and technical schools
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country, but are best in large, metropolitan areas
Education and Training
  • Associate's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • Speech
  • Technical/Shop
Experience Any experience you can obtain repairing cars and teaching will be useful
Skills
  • Computer
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
  • Teaching
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Helpful
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Recommended
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Principal or Departmend Head
  • Automotive Technology Teacher
  • Student Teacher