Trade Schools in Maine

Auto Mechanic Schools in Maine

Within the Maine auto mechanic schooling experience, students can expect multiple types of learning styles to be used throughout their experience. For example, many classes will start each day or week with classroom lecture then take what is learned into hands-on activities while some will spend first half of the semester doing classroom lecture then finish the rest with all hands-on activities. This is to ensure that everyone can take what they have learned from a book and apply to real-life situations and procedures. Muscle memory is a very important thing, especially when it comes to technical tasks such as this so the more hands-on learning the better.

Schools in Maine

Mechanic Jobs in Maine

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in Maine

Living in Maine can provide a variety of different salaries for an auto mechanic just depending on where you live. The most northern and eastern parts of the state provide the lowest average salaries, well below the national average. On contrast, the more southern and western you get, the higher the average salary is which means there is more room for pay increase if you continue your education and obtain more degrees and certificates. Lastly, if Maine is where you get your degree but you are eager to leave, many of the nearby states offer great compensation and opportunity for auto mechanics so make sure to check them out.

Job TypeTotal in MaineAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics3,990$18.10$37,640
Automotive Body and Related Repairers770$19.88$41,340
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists1,180$21.10$43,880

Directory of Maine Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Maine

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Washington County Community College
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Engine Specialist
Heavy Equipment Maintenance
Powersport/Small Engine Technician
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Maine

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Details
Central Maine Community College1250 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 2184
Automotive Technology
Ford Technician Program
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Eastern Maine Community College354 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 2305
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel, Truck & Heavy Equipment
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Northern Maine Community College33 Edgemont Dr
Presque Isle, ME 4769
Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Hydraulics Technology
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Southern Maine Community College2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME 2118
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Automotive Chassis System
Automotive Powertrain Systems
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Available Grants & Scholarships

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Future Mechanic GrantAny$1,000 for education expensesView Grant