Trade Schools in Montana

Auto Mechanic Schools in Montana

Although Montana has only a few options for auto mechanic schools, it should not be completely ruled out, especially for those already living in the state. Montana schools have a few unique offerings, for starters, it is one of the only states with schools owned by Native Americans which provides great scholarship opportunities. Along with that financial help, Montana schools provide great tuition cuts for in-state students.

List of Automotive Schools in Montana

  • Montana State University Northern, Havre, MT
  • Helena College – University of Montana, Helena, MT
  • Highlands College of Montana Tech, Butte, MT
  • Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, MT
  • Fort Peck Community College, Poplar, MT
  • Miles Community College, Miles City, MT

Schools in Montana

Mechanic Jobs in Montana

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Montana

With such a small amount of schools, it is easy to rule Montana out as an option for school. Do not be so quick to ignore it as Montana has a very high projected job growth which means they will need many new mechanics in the near future. Along with that, the average pay in Montana is a little higher than average and is expected to grow as demand for new mechanics increases. Going to school in Montana can help get a job there but if you are coming from neighboring states, the rise in demand will make your chances even greater!

Job Type Total in Montana Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 2,940 $18.21 $37,870
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 530 $20.06 $41,730
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 1,060 $23.31 $48,490

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Directory of Montana Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Montana

Montana State University Northern logo

Montana State University Northern
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Automotive Technology Fast Track
Diesel Technology
Diesel Tech Field Maintenance
and more…

Helena College University of Montana logo

Helena College – University of Montana
Programs:
Automotive Technology
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Diesel Technology
and more…

Highlands College of Montana Tech logo

Highlands College of Montana Tech
Programs:
Automotive Technology
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Montana

School Address Programs More Details
Flathead Valley Community College
777 Grandview Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901
Heavy Equipment Technology
Industrial Maintenance

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Fort Peck Community College
605 Indian Avenue
Poplar, MT 59255
Automotive Technology

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Miles Community College
2715 Dickinson Street
Miles City, MT 59301
Automotive Technology
Heavy Equipment Technology

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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 June each year
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Nationwide Full-Tuition paid for eligible students March each year
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 March each year
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students January each year
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments March each year
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Nationwide Up to $400 for eligible students April each year
GMiS Scholars Program Nationwide Various, for underrepresented students in tech April each year
SMA Native American STEM Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,500, for Native American STEM students June each year
Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational Fund Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students June each year
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 March each year
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years March each year
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years March each year
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years March each year
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students March each year
Horatio Alger Association CTE Scholarships Nationwide Up to $2,500 for eligible students June each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students June & October each year