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Power Sports & Marine Technology

Career Opportunities

  • Service Technician
  • Sales/Manufacturer's Rep
  • Motorsports Mechanic
  • Small Engine Technician
  • Marine Mechanic

Average Salary: $39,020

The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.

100%* Job Placement Rate

Technicians in the fast-growing occupation of outdoor power sports are in demand all across the country. The last two decades have seen an increase in the number of recreational vehicles in households and businesses: motorcycles, snowmobiles, ATVs, four-wheelers, boats and more.

Students will get experience learning service and repair of these high-powered machines in Mitchell Tech’s state-of-the-art laboratories.   

An optional second year is offered.  Students who complete the second year will earn an AAS degree and will receive enhanced training in areas like marine engines, jet skis and other personal watercraft, metal fabrication, paint and detailing, supervision and management and more.  With two years of training, students will have even more opportunities in this exciting field.

Many dealerships in the region will offer supervised job shadowing and internship experiences. Employment opportunities can be found in many areas including dealership sales and service, cycle builders and manufacturers, ag maintenance shops and various other locations.

Additional Info

*Placement data is gathered through graduate surveys, faculty-collected data, and phone surveys started after six months of graduation. In 2021, 6 of the 6 graduates are represented in the data. Employment rate is figured by: (graduates employed)/(responding graduates who are seeking employment).

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