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.


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

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