Technical & Mechanic Schools in Kansas

Auto Mechanic Schools in Kansas

If you are wanting to earn your auto mechanic degree in Kansas, you have many different options to choose from with not only the school but also your degree or specific training. With 20 different schools offering auto mechanic degrees, students in Kansas have more to choose from than most states surrounding. This is a result of Kansas being a well established state for auto mechanics which means there is great educational opportunities and many of the schools can help students get connected with auto shops much better as they have well-established partnerships all across the state.

Schools in Kansas

Mechanic Jobs in Kansas

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Kansas

One downside of being an auto mechanic in Kansas, the projected job growth is extremely low compared to the national average of 5%. Therefore, it could be very hard to get connected to a job if you are new to the state or if you are looking for a change later on in the future. Along with that, Kansas does offer an average salary that is on par with the national average which is good based on the low cost of living in the state. This can help assure that once you get a job, you will not have much to worry about except maintaining that job as your wage will be more than enough to sustain you in the state. If you need a change though, check out some other states that might interest you for your auto mechanic needs!

Job TypeTotal in Kansas Average Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics6,230$18.93$39,380
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,220$19.74$41,060
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists2,760$20.96$43,590

Directory of Kansas Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Kansas

Seward County Community College Logo

Seward County Community College
Programs:
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Corrosion Technology
Diesel Technology
and more…

Washburn Tech Logo

Washburn Technical Institute
Programs:
Auto Collision Technology
Heavy Diesel Technology
Automotive Service Technician
Diesel Technology
Locomotive Diesel Technology
and more…

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WSU Tech
Programs:
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Automotive Service Technology
Climate & Energy Control Technologies
Machining Technology
Welding Technology
and more…

 

All Mechanic Schools in Kansas

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Details
Butler Community College
901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042
Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Technology

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Coffeyville Community College
400 W 11th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337
Automotive Service
Automotive Collision Repair

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Cowley County Community College
125 S 2nd St
Arkansas City, KS 67005
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Dodge City Community College
2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Flint Hills Technical College
3301 W 18th St
Emporia, KS 66801
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Garden City Community College
801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846
Automotive Technology
Ag Equipment Technology
John Deere Technician Program

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Highland Community College
606 W Main
Highland, KS 66035
Auto Collision Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology

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Hutchinson Community College
1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
Agricultural Diesel Mechanics
Automotive Collision Repair
Auto Mechanics Technology

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Johnson County Community College
12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Kansas City Kansas Community College
7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS 66112
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Kansas State University System
1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Automotive Engineering Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Manhattan Area Technical College
3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, KS 66503
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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North Central Kansas Technical College
3033 US Highway 24
Beloit, KS 67420
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Agricultural Equipment Technology
Diesel Technology

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Northwest Kansas Technical College
1209 Harrison St
Goodland, KS 67735
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Pratt Community College
348 NE SR 61
Pratt, KS 67124
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Salina Area Technical College
2562 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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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 schoolJune each year
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible studentsMarch each year
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 scholarshipsMarch each year
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering StudentsJanuary each year
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 incrementsMarch each year
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible studentsApril each year
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in techApril each year
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM studentsJune each year
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible studentsJune each year
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four yearsMarch each year
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four yearsMarch each year
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four yearsMarch each year
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible studentsMarch each year
Horatio Alger Association CTE ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $2,500 for eligible studentsJune each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible studentsJune & October each year