Motor Vehicle Technology graduates can be employed in a variety of positions including test technician, diagnostician, equipment sales and service, independent business administrator, dealership service manager, service writer, engine machinist, fuel injection, automatic transmission and engine management specialist, as well as general service technician. Further training and education can lead to careers in technical education, engineering, insurance appraisal, and accident investigation, and other specialties.
The average salary for an automotive technician in Louisiana is $18.07 per hour (LA Workforce Commission, Occupational Wage Data, 2016).
Collision Repair graduates can be employed for collision repair shops, insurance companies, automotive dealerships, refinish supply companies, collision equipment companies, rental fleet companies, automotive detail shops, truck collision repair shops or go into business for themselves.
The average salary for a collision repair [auto body] technician in Louisiana is $20.06 per hour (LA Workforce Commission, Occupational Wage Data, 2016).