Mechanic Schools in Arizona

Auto Mechanic Schools in Arizona

Whether you’re looking to start your career in automotive, diesel motorcycle or grow your mechanical skill set, Arizona is a great place to start your search. With dozens of mechanic schools in Arizona, beautiful weather and growing demand for skilled technicians, your future in the Grand Canyon State may be closer than you think.

Schools in Arizona

Mechanic Jobs in Arizona

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in Arizona

The job market in Arizona is as strong as ever for aspiring mechanics that have graduated from an automotive program. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average annual wage for automotive service technicians and mechanics in Arizona is $42,910, with the top 10% earning $65,000 per year. The BLS also shows over 14,000 jobs for technicians and mechanics in Arizona. Mechanic employment per 1,000 jobs is higher in Arizona that most other states in the country, including larger states like California and New York. According to Labor Market Information (LMI), Arizona is expected to see a 7.7% increase in mechanic jobs by 2026, which outpaces the national projection of 6.6%.

With projected growth in the industry, hiring and a solid salary for auto technicians, Arizona is a great state to start or continue your automotive career. In addition to the number of jobs, the type of jobs are also abundant. Arizona is home to a half dozen Fortune 500 companies as well as thousands of small businesses in the automotive field. Regardless of what you want to do with your career, you should be able to find options in Arizona. The most common automotive careers in Arizona include:

Job TypeTotal in ArizonaAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics13,180$19.18$39,890
Automotive Body and Related Repairers2,560$22.74$47,290
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers500$16.19$33,670
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists5,090$20.95$43,580

Directory of Arizona Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Arizona

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Arizona Western College
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Automotive Brakes and Suspension
Auto Electrical and AC
Automotive Powertrains
and more…

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Arizona Automotive Institute
Programs:
Automotive Service Technology
Diesel – Heavy Truck
Combination Welding
and more…

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Universal Technical Institute
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Motorcycle Technician
Diesel Technology
Welding Technology
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Arizona

SchoolAddressProgramsAdmissions Info
Eastern Arizona College615 N Stadium Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552
Automotive Service Consultant
Automotive Technology
Automotive Technician
Automotive Maintenance

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Gateway Community College – Central Campus1245 East Buckeye Road
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Automotive Technology
Honda and Toyota Technician Programs
Auto Body Technology

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Gateway Community College – Washington Campus108 North 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Automotive Technology
Honda and Toyota Technician Programs
Auto Body Technology

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East Valley Institute of Technology1601 W Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
Automotive Technology
Classic Automotive Restoration
Collision Repair
Diesel Technologies

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Mesa Community College – Red Mountain7110 East McKellips Road
Mesa, AZ 85207
Automotive Technology
Automotive Performance
Caterpillar Technician

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Mesa Community College – Southern & Dobson1833 West Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
Automotive Technology
Automotive Performance
Caterpillar Technician

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Northland Pioneer College1400 N. Lumberman’s Loop
Show Low, AZ 85901
Automotive Technology

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Arizona Mechanic School Grants & Scholarships

GrantSchoolDescriptionLink
UTI Institutional GrantUTI10% off tuition for eligible studentsView Grant
UTI Housing GrantUTIUp to $1,000 for enrolled studentsView Grant
Pell GrantsAnyVarious, for low-income householdsView Grant
Arizona Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (AzLEAP)AnyUp to $2,500 per academic yearView Grant
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)AnyVarious, for low-income householdsView Grant