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 Type Total in Maine Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 3,990 $18.10 $37,640
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 770 $19.88 $41,340
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 1,180 $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
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All Mechanic Schools in Maine

School Address Programs More Details
Central Maine Community College
1250 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 2184
Automotive Technology
Ford Technician Program

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Eastern Maine Community College
354 Hogan Rd
Bangor, ME 2305
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel, Truck & Heavy Equipment

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Northern Maine Community College
33 Edgemont Dr
Presque Isle, ME 4769
Automotive Collision Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Hydraulics Technology

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Southern Maine Community College
2 Fort Road
South Portland, ME 2118
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Automotive Chassis System
Automotive Powertrain Systems

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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 6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Nationwide Full-Tuition paid for eligible students 2019 closed
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 2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students 2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments 2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Nationwide Up to $400 for eligible students 4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars Program Nationwide Various, for underrepresented students in tech 2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,500, for Native American STEM students 6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships Nationwide Up to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry 2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational Fund Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/30/2019
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 3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE Scholarships Nationwide Up to $2,500 for eligible students 6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/15 & 10/15 each year