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Automotive: Career and Education Opportunities in Maine

Automotive: Automotive mechanics and technicians build and maintain our cars, trucks and SUVs. Working on a wide range of vehicles, they provide a valuable service that keeps the country mobile.

Maine
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Maine has a population of 1,318,301, which has grown by 3.40% over the past decade. Nicknamed the "Pine Tree State," its capital is Augusta, though its biggest city is Portland. In 2008, there were a total of 840,874 jobs in Maine. The average annual income was $36,368 in 2008, up from $35,028 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Maine was 8.0% in 2009, which has grown by 2.7% since the previous year. Approximately 22.9% of Maine residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Maine include paper manufacturing, pulp, paper, and paperboard mills, and direct selling establishments. Notable tourist attractions include the Maine Womens Chistian Temperance Union, the Tate House Museum, and the Portland Harbor Museum.

CITIES WITH Automotive OPPORTUNITIES IN Maine


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CAREERS WITHIN Automotive

Auto Mechanic

Auto Mechanics repair automobiles, trucks, and other vehicles. Auto Mechanics need to diagnose equipment problems and failures. They also need to actively seek out need information and learn from it.