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 Type Total in Nebraska Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4,670 $20.47 $42,590
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,330 $21.42 $44,560
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 2,350 $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

School Address Programs More 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 Campuses Auto 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 Campuses Auto Body Technology
Automotive 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