The job outlook for the auto mechanic/auto technician is good. With cars becoming more complex every year the need for qualified automotive technicians is rising steadily. Repairs are becoming more and more complicated especially for the DIY. Tools and equipment necessary to repair vehicles properly are getting further out of reach of the weekend warrior as well. Mechanics that are willing to learn and keep up with the rapidly changing vecle systems are in position to earn a good income for many years to come.