Trade Schools in Iowa

 

Auto Mechanic Schools in Iowa

If you are looking for a state that has many different trade school options and job opportunities, Iowa is a really great place to go! With 12 different schools, many of those having multiple campuses all across the state and offering many different disciplines within automotive technology, Iowa has you covered. This is a great state to study in if you are looking to be a diesel or agriculture equipment mechanic as many of the schools offer these course options. Along with that, Iowa is a relatively inexpensive place to live and study so it should be relatively affordable. If you are looking for ways to continue to cut down costs, make sure you check out our scholarships page for more information on opportunities and how to apply!

Schools in Iowa

Mechanic Jobs in Iowa

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in Iowa

Although Iowa does not pay their auto mechanics very much, they are right on the national average for salary. This combined with the low cost of living in the agricultural state, can make for a very comfortable living situation. This is especially true if you live on either the eastern or western edge of the state as these counties tend to provide higher wages for employees in the industry. Lastly, Iowa is a great place to be as you can get to so many amazing locations in such a short distance such as Kansas City, Chicago, the Great Lakes or even great hidden gems within Iowa such as Dunnings Springs or the High Trestle Trail Bridge.

Job TypeTotal in Iowa Average Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics8,480$18.58$38,650
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,730$19.10$39,720
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists4,030$19.91$41,410

Directory of Iowa Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Iowa

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Des Moines Area Community College
Programs:
Auto Chassis & Power Train Technology
Auto Collision Technology
Auto Engines & Tune-Up Technician
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology
General Motors, Ford, Chrysler & Caterpillar, Technician Programs
and more…

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Northwest Iowa Community College
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Light Duty Diesel Technology
Heavy Equipment Operation and Maintenance
Diesel Technology
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Iowa

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Details
Eastern Iowa Community College District306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801
Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology – Heavy Duty
Diesel Technology – Truck Electrical
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Hawkeye Community College1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair & Refinishing
Diesel Truck Technology
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Indian Hills Community College525 Grandview Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
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Iowa Lakes Community College19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334
Auto Collision & Paint Repair Tech
Automotive Technology
Farm Equipment & Diesel Tech
Powersports & Power Equipment
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Iowa Western Community College2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Mechanics
Diesel Technology
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Kirkwood Community College6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Ag Technology
Diesel Truck Technology
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Marshalltown Community College3700 S Center St
Marshalltown, IA 50158
Automotive Repair TechnologyView School
North Iowa Area Community College500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
Automotive & Light Diesel Tech
Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance
Diesel Technology
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Southeastern Community College1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
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Western Iowa Tech Community College4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102
Auto Collision Repair Technology
Automotive Technology
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Available Grants & Scholarships

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Future Mechanic GrantAny$1,000 for education expensesView Grant