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Tire Technicians


Tire technicians, employed by tire manufacturers, test tires to determine their strength, durability (how long they will last), and any defects in their construction. According to the market research group IBISWorld, there were approximately 364 tire manufacturers in operation in the United States, with nearly 50,000 employees, as of April 2016.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma




Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits


Hands On


Career Ladder
Tire Test Engineer or Information Processor

Tire Testing Supervisor

Experienced Tire Technician

Entry-Level Tire Technician