Tire Technicians

Tire technicians, employed by tire manufacturers, test tires to determine their strength, durability (how long they will last), and any defects in their construction.

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Quick Facts
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Duties Test tires to determine their strength and durability, and for any defects in their construction
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country
Minimum Education Level
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
School Subjects
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Technical/Shop
Experience Internship
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Hands On
  • Technical
  • Building/Trades
  • Computer
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
Certification or Licensing None
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook About as Fast as the Average
Career Ladder
  • Tire Test Engineer or Information Processor
  • Tire Testing Supervisor
  • Experienced Tire Technician
  • Entry-Level Tire Technician

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