I’ve been asked a lot of times why I became a mechanic and people are surprised to hear me say it’s because I’m an environmentalist. But the fact of the matter is a mechanic is actually a very environmentally conscious job. Mechanics do a lot of recycling. A lot of used auto parts are reused and reused again sometimes.
The diesel mechanic salary will be affected by several factors over the course of the mechanic’s career. The type of engine or component area the mechanic specializes in, their place of employment and the number of years of experience they have will all determine the type of annual salary the mechanic will experience.
What does it take to become an automotive engineer? Does it involve love of cars? Yes. But that alone is not enough to sustain you or develop your automotive career. One must also have done well in school and college particularly in the science fields.