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September 15, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Careers in auto racing

Median annual wages for selected occupations in the spectators sports industry, May 2008
Median annual wages

Mechanical engineers

$78,320

First-line supervisors and managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers

$67,960

Automotive body and related repairers

$54,750

Painters of transportation equipment

$52,870

Automotive service technicians and mechanics

$51,160

Machinists

$45,060

Helpers of installation, maintenance, and repair workers

$23,780

These data featured in the TED article, Careers in auto racing.

 

 

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