Has your child considered or already expressed interest in or aptitude for a career as a skilled automotive technician? If so, encourage them to learn more about this rewarding career.

If your son or daughter has already chosen to pursue a career as an automotive technician, rest assured, they are headed down a great path!

Did you know?

  • While enrolled in A.T.A.P., apprentices are paid a minimum of $15 per hour.
  • New Jersey entry level technicians earn an average of $47,120 per year, $10,000 high than the national average.
  • The top 10% of New Jersey automotive technicians earn over $100,000 per year.
  • These jobs are plentiful, local, and can’t be outsourced.
  • New car dealerships offer great benefits and retirement plans.
  • The average technician has little to no student debt when they graduate.
  • New Jersey new car dealers employ over 8,300 technicians and will need 12,500 more by 2026.
  • These jobs are more “tech” than “auto”, with technicians spending as much time behind a laptop as they do under the hood or chassis of a vehicle.

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Or you can contact:

Breanna Datello Esquilin
Director of Workforce Development
Phone: (609) 403-7571
Email: [email protected]