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.

List of Automotive Schools in Idaho

  • Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
  • North Idaho College, Alene, ID
  • Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, ID
  • Brigham Young University, Rexburg, ID
  • College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID
  • College of Western Idaho, Nampa, ID
  • Eastern Idaho Technical College, Idaho Falls, ID

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 Type Total in Idaho Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 3,820 $20.04 $41,690
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 620 $22.68 $47,180
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 1,650 $19.87 $41,330

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North Idaho College
1000 West Garden Avenue Coeur D
Alene, ID 83814
Collision 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 83687
Collision 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 Technology

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Available Grants & Scholarships

Nationwide Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and Grants Location Description Deadline
Future Mechanic Grant Nationwide Up to $1,000 for aspiring auto mechanics 12/1/2019
Andrew Piech Memorial Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,200 for graduates of New Mexico high school June each year
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Nationwide Full-Tuition paid for eligible students March each year
Federal Pell Grants Nationwide Up to $6,195, for low-income households Varies
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Nationwide Various, for low-income households Varies
Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Nationwide Various, one application for many scholarships March each year
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students January each year
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments March each year
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Nationwide Up to $400 for eligible students April each year
GMiS Scholars Program Nationwide Various, for underrepresented students in tech April each year
SMA Native American STEM Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,500, for Native American STEM students June each year
Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational Fund Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students June each year
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible female students Varies
SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund Nationwide Up to $5,000 for eligible students March each year
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years March each year
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years March each year
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years March each year
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Horatio Alger Association CTE Scholarships Nationwide Up to $2,500 for eligible students June each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students June & October each year