Given the advance of technology and a richly varied automotive industry that offers an array of positions and career paths, the future is bright for talented young persons with math, science, communications and technical skills. The U.S. Dept. of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts automotive repair and maintenance industry is expected to add 237,500 new jobs and have a 30 percent growth rate through 2020, making a career in automotive trades one of the top 20 jobs with relatively high median earnings and the potential for significant job openings over the next decade.

Sources: ASE National Institute for Service Excellence

Ridgewater College’s Role

Ridgewater College works closely with regional employers to ensure that our graduates are meeting their needs. We teach the latest technology to ensure that our students have a competitive edge when applying for jobs. Our employers respond by hiring our graduates!