Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

 

Auto Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

With a large amount of options for students to choose from, Arkansas is a great state to attend school to earn a degree or certification in automotive technology. This allows for auto mechanic schools in Arkansas to really excel as they have a lot of competition which helps you get a better education at a better price. Along with that, there are many ways for you to earn financial aid through scholarships and grants for career and technical education. Many trade schools in Arkansas offer their own scholarships and accept outside aid as well! If you are currently doing your scholarship applications, don’t forget to check out our scholarships!

Schools in Arkansas

Mechanic Jobs in Arkansas

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in Arkansas

After completing your program at a trade school in Arkansas, this is what you can expect. In the majority of the state of Arkansas, wages are a little lower than the national average but the cost of living is also lower than average. This does not mean Arkansas is a bad place to work, many Arkansas auto mechanics receive great benefits and really enjoy their jobs. Along with that, areas around Memphis and in the western non-metropolitan areas of Arkansas often offer higher wages for employees while still offering great benefits. So, once you finish at your auto mechanic school in Arkansas, it’s not a bad idea to stick around!

Job TypeTotal in Arkansas Average Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics5,790$17.60$36,600
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,540$18.94$39,400
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists3,410$19.45$40,450

Directory of Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

Featured Trade Schools in Arkansas

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Arkansas State University – Newport
Programs:
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology
more…

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Arkansas Tech University
Programs:
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
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All Auto Mechanic Schools in Arkansas

SchoolAddressProgramsAdmissions Info
Black River Technical College
1410 Hwy 304 East
Pocahontas, AR 72455
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Te
chnology

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College of the Ouachitas
One College Circle
Malvern, AR 72104
 Automotive Mechanics Technology
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology

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Cossatot Community College 
183 College Drive
De Queen, AR 71832
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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National Park Community College
101 College Dr
Hot Springs Natl Park, AR
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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North Arkansas College
1320 N Spring Road
Harrison, AR 72601
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Northwest Technical Institute
709 S Old Missouri Rd
Springdale, AR 72764
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Ozarka College
218 College Dr
Melbourne, AR 72556
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Pulaski Technical College
3000 W Scenic Dr
N Little Rock, AR 72118
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Small Engine Mechanics/Repair Technology
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

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South Arkansas Community College
300 S West Ave
El Dorado, AR 71731
Automotive Service Technology

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Southern Arkansas University Tech
6415 Spellman Road
Camden, AR 71701
Aviation Maintenance
Mechanical Maintenance

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University of Arkansas Community College
1537 University Blvd.
Morrilton, AR 72110
Automotive Service Technology
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance

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Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 South Division Street
Blytheville, AR 72315
Aviation Maintenance
Welding

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Grants & Scholarships for Trade Schools in Arkansas

Nationwide Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Future Mechanic GrantNationwideUp to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high school6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible students2019 closed
Federal Pell GrantsNationwideUp to $6,195, for low-income householdsVaries
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)NationwideVarious, for low-income householdsVaries
Automotive Aftermarket ScholarshipNationwideVarious, one application for many scholarships2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible students4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in tech2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM students6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible students3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $2,500 for eligible students6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/15 & 10/15 each year