Auto body repair vs Automotive Technician?
I will be done school soon and is debating on which job is right for me . I want to be an auto technician and be able to work on engines and fix cars and someday own a garage , but then i also wouldnt mind fixing dents and doing body work plus the pay is better . Right ?
Asked By: Allen Nguyen - 3/6/2012
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I disagree with you on that. I had my own shop for years. I am a Technician... More
Answered By: madmectec - 3/6/2012
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Pay is generally better for a body tech, at least starting. However, if your dream is to own a shop, you're better off sticking with auto tech. Good body shops are well known, with a good amount of experienced techs. You would need far less to start a garage.
Answered By: Mike - 3/6/2012
Well both jobs are dangerous but in two different ways. Being an automotive technician, the chances of you getting hurt are pretty high if you're not careful. However, doing auto body repair is risky as well because you breathe in a lot of toxic fumes and thats one of the reasons why they get paid more... More
Answered By: TheBlackDahlia - 3/6/2012
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