Do you like to work with your hands but enjoy using your head as well? Are you good at figuring out how things work? Would you like to train for a job that’s always in demand? 

Automotive Technology At-A-Glance


What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Automotive Technology jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

Training in our Automotive Technology program can provide the skills you need to jump-start your automotive career. The program reflects a building-block approach from simple to complex skills, covering:

  • Operational theory
  • Diagnosis
  • Repair
  • Maintenance
  • Practical skills
  • Accepted shop procedures
  • Different models of cars including late-model vehicles with electronic systems

Why is This a Good Career Bet? 

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’s targeted occupations for this year projects 5,150 job openings for auto mechanics. 

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth for automotive service technicians at 19% through 2024 in Texas.

See more about careers in Automotive Technology.

Degree, Certificate and Specialty Programs in Automotive Technology

Brookhaven, Cedar Valley and Eastfield colleges
Do you want to develop a broad range of skills to prepare you to work as a service technician? Or would you like to get specialized training in engine repair or transmission service? See all associate degrees, certificates and specialty programs in Automotive Technology.

HB 1508 Notice

This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit