Mechanic Schools in Idaho

Auto Mechanic Schools in Idaho

Compared to the amount of jobs available, Idaho has an abundance of schools that offer automotive technology degrees or certificates in related fields. This is a result of the state preparing for the future as the states projected job growth is much higher than average at 18.1%. The schools in the state are ready for the growth of students coming in and have some great programs to show for it. With average tuition prices around $13,000, school is relatively inexpensive in this state. This is especially true if you decide to go to one of the community colleges rather than the universities as these offer much lower tuition. Along with that there are many scholarships and grants available so keep an eye out for those, including our very own scholarship.

Schools in Idaho

Mechanic Jobs in Idaho

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Idaho

Once you get a job in Idaho, you will be able to see your education pay off. This is true because even though the average salary for this industry in Idaho is low at about $44,000, you can work your way up to a salary of about $65,000. Many employers will offer higher wages for employees with more certifications and degrees, so if you can invest in your education now, it will pay off when it comes time for your career. Along with that, employers are going to have a large need for mechanics very soon, with average job growth of 18.1% in Idaho, so this is a prime time to be getting your automotive degree and entering the workforce.

Job TypeTotal in IdahoAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics3,820$20.04$41,690
Automotive Body and Related Repairers620$22.68$47,180
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists1,650$19.87$41,330

Directory of Idaho Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Idaho

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All Mechanic Schools in Idaho

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Details
North Idaho College
1000 West Garden Avenue Coeur D Alene, ID 83814Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
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Lewis-Clark State College
500 8th Ave
Lewiston, ID 83501
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
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Brigham Young University
525 S Center
Rexburg, ID 83460
Automotive Engineering Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
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College of Southern Idaho
315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
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College of Western Idaho
5500 East Opportunity Drive Nampa, ID 83687Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Small Engine Mechanics & Repair
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Eastern Idaho Technical College
1600 S 25th E
Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Automotive Mechanics TechnologyView School

Available Grants & Scholarships

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