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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


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


Automotive body and related repairers


Painters of transportation equipment


Automotive service technicians and mechanics




Helpers of installation, maintenance, and repair workers


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



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