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
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Teach automotive-related subjects at high schools and technical schools
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country, but are best in large, metropolitan areas
Minimum Education Level
  • Associate's Degree
School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • Speech
  • Technical/Shop
Experience Part-time
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Helpful
  • Technical
  • Computer
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
  • Teaching
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook About as Fast as the Average
Career Ladder
  • Principal or Departmend Head
  • Automotive Technology Teacher
  • Student Teacher

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