Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles


Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

-23.2% (decline)

Most Common Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent


What Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles Do

Install, diagnose, or repair communications, sound, security, or navigation equipment in motor vehicles.

Other Job Titles Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles May Have

Automotive Technician, Car Audio Installer, Car Electronics Installer, Car Stereo Installer, Electronic Equipment Installer, Electronic Technician, Installation Technician, Installer, Mobile Electronics Installation Specialist, Mobile Electronics Installer

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Install equipment and accessories, such as stereos, navigation equipment, communication equipment, and security systems.
  • Inspect and test electrical or electronic systems to locate and diagnose malfunctions, using visual inspections and testing instruments, such as oscilloscopes and voltmeters.
  • Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures and equipment, using electric drills and routers.
  • Splice wires with knives or cutting pliers, and solder connections to fixtures and equipment.
  • Diagnose or repair problems with electronic equipment, such as sound, navigation, communication, and security equipment, in motor vehicles.

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