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Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians - What They Do


Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians generally receive Long-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians can expect to earn an average of $36,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 18.2% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 3.5% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 8.3%.

Academic Programs of Interest

Hydraulic Service Mechanic
The Hydraulic Service Mechanic Program teaches a student how to repair, maintain, adjust hydraulic units such as hoists, rams, jacks, lifting units and pumps. The Hydraulic Service Mechanic Program usually takes 5 years to complete. However, the program entails only work-based training. This allows ...more
Inboard - Outboard Marine Equipment Technician
As an Outdoor Power Equipment Technician student you can expect to learn general shop practices, 2 & 4 stroke engine theory and operation, repair and overhaul of small air cooled engines, outboards, inboards, quads, dirtbikes, personal watercraft and snowmobiles. It will also include servicing of the ...more
Marine Engine Mechanic
The Marine Engine Mechanic Program is designed to teach students how to install, repair and adjust gasoline/diesel engines and electrical/mechanical equipment in marine vessels. A student can expect to graduate from teh Marine Engine Mechanic Program within a 4 year period. Approx. 12 weeks of study ...more
Marine Repair Technician
The Marine Repair Technician Program will teach a student how to conduct repairs of a structural and/or cosmetic damage in wood, composite or metal motor and sail vessels up to 150 feet in length, including modifications, re-furbishing and upgrading. The Marine Repair Technician student will also ...more