Mechanic Schools in Mississippi

 

Auto Mechanic Schools in Mississippi

Quite a few of the trade schools in Mississippi have multiple locations so no matter where you are, a school will be near to you. Therefore, you should be set if you have to switch locations mid-course. There is a good chance you will be able to switch campuses rather than changing to a completely different mechanic school. Along with that, most of these schools are quite small. In turn, this ensures that classes will be intimate and educators will be able to provide a maximum amount of attention to each student. Lastly, there are a large number of trade schools in Mississippi that offer education in diesel equipment tech. This is important, as it is projected to have the highest job growth in Mississippi at 7.6% in the next 10 years.

Schools in Mississippi

Mechanic Jobs in Mississippi

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Mississippi

As stated above, the diesel engine specialist job is projected to grow the fastest. In turn, there is a large opportunity to find a position in this field as soon as you get your degree or certification from a trade school in Mississippi. One of the downsides of working as a mechanic in Mississippi is that the wage is slightly lower than in many other states. Fortunately, neighboring states such as Alabama and Tennessee offer higher average wages. Therefore, if you want to stay in the southeast but want higher pay, these are the states to work in. You can go to a mechanic school in Mississippi but get a job in a neighboring state!

Job TypeTotal in MississippiAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics5,240$18.11$37,660
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,020$19.89$41,380
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists2,680$18.15$37,750

Directory of Trade Schools in Mississippi

Featured Mechanic Schools in Mississippi

Hinds Community College Logo

Hinds Community College
Programs:
Automotive Machinist Technology
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
Small Engine and Equipment Repair
and more…

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Logo

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Programs:
Auto Collision Repair Technology
Automotive Light Diesel Technology
Automotive Technology
and more…

Itawamba Community College Logo

Itawamba Community College
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
Toyota AMT Program
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Mississippi

SchoolAddressProgramsAdmissions Info
Coahoma Community College
3240 Friars Point Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair

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Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Multiple LocationsAutomotive Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology

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East Central Community College
15738 Hwy 15 South, P.O. Box 129
Decatur, MS 39327
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Collision Repair Technology

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East Mississippi Community College
Multiple LocationsAutomotive Technology
Diesel Mechanics

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Holmes Community College
Multiple LocationsAutomotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology

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Jones County Junior College
900 South Court St.
Ellisville, MS 39437
Automotive Technology

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Meridian Community College
910-Hwy 19 North
Meridian, MS 39307
Automotive Technology

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Mississippi Delta Community College
Hwy 3 & Cherry St.
Moorhead, MS 38761
Automotive Machine Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Northeast Mississippi Community College
101 Cunningham Boulevard
Booneville, MS 38829
Automotive Mechanics
Automotive Service
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Power Technology

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Northwest Mississippi Community College
Multiple LocationsAutomotive Tech
Collision Repair Technology

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Pearl River Community College
Multiple LocationsAutomotive Mechanics Technology

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Southwest Mississippi Community College
1156 College Drive
Summit, MS 39666
Automotive Technology
Diesel Equipment 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

Mississippi Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Mississippi Automotive Manufacturers Association ScholarshipMississippiUp to $1,500 for eligible studentsMay each year
Automotive Women's Alliance Foundation ScholarshipsMississippiUp to $2,500 for eligible female studentsVaries
Full Tuition: Career/Technical ScholarshipMississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeFull Tuition for eligible CTE studentsApril each year
Half Tuition: Career/Technical ScholarshipMississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeHalf Tuition for eligible CTE studentsApril each year
The Career-Technical Student Organization Competition ScholarshipMississippi Gulf Coast Community CollegeFull Tuition for winners of state competition or 1st, 2nd, 3rd place of national MDE competitionApril each year
Vocational Outstanding StudentEast Mississippi Community CollegeUp to $1,800 per semester for eligible studentsJanuary & August each year
Michael Epting Scholarship FundNortheast Mississippi Community CollegeUp to $1,050 for eligible automotive or diesel studentsMarch each year