Trade & Technical Schools in Nebraska

Auto Mechanic Schools in Nebraska

Going to school in Nebraska can be a great opportunity, since there are many different schools that offer auto mechanic degrees. Many of the schools have multiple campuses you can choose from, which is convenient if you need to move in the middle of your education experience. Along with that, many of the schools offer different degree options within the automotive realm, such as classic car restoration or options for agriculture equipment technology. Last, schools in Nebraska are a little bit cheaper than elsewhere, especially if you are a student who already lives in the state.

List of Automotive Schools in Nebraska

  • Central Community College, Multiple Cities, NE
  • Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
  • Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, NE
  • Northeast Community College, Norfolk, NE
  • Southeast Community College, Multiple Cities, NE
  • Western Nebraska Community College, Multiple Cities, NE

Schools in Nebraska

Mechanic Jobs in Nebraska

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Nebraska

Getting a job in Nebraska in the future will be easier than in many other states as the projected job growth is above the national average of 5% at 9.6%. Living in Nebraska will be much like some of its neighboring states, such as South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas, or Missouri but a perk is that the average salary for auto mechanics in Nebraska is a little bit higher than these other states. If you love living in Council Bluffs, Iowa (or other bordering cities) but are looking for an opportunity of a higher wage, Nebraska would be a great place to go!

Job TypeTotal in NebraskaAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics4,670$20.47$42,590
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,330$21.42$44,560
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists2,350$21.33$44,360

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Directory of Nebraska Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Nebraska

Central Community College logo

Central Community College
Programs:
Auto Body Technology
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
and more…

Metropolitan Community College logo

Metropolitan Community College
Programs:
Auto Collision Technology
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
and more…

Mid-Plains Community College logo

Mid-Plains Community College
Programs:
Auto Body Technology
Automotive Technology
Classic Car Restoration
Diesel Technology
Transportation – Applied Technology
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Nebraska

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Details
Northeast Community College
801 East Benjamin Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701
Auto Body Repair Technology
Automotive Light Service Technician
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology

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Southeast Community College
Multiple CampusesAuto Collision Repair Technology
Automotive Technology
Diesel Truck Technology
Diesel Agriculture Equipment Service
Ford, GM, John Deere, & MOPAR
Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology

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Western Nebraska Community College
Multiple CampusesAuto Body Technology
Automotive 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