Mechanic Schools in New Jersey


Auto Mechanic Schools in New Jersey

The great thing about New Jersey is that there is a variety of different education options to choose from, including some that can be finished as soon as in a year. Since normal studies are so quick, most of the schools will give you a substantial amount of hands-on experience, which is perfect for being hired straight out of college. View different school options outside of New Jersey here.

Schools in New Jersey

Mechanic Jobs in New Jersey


Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in New Jersey

Surprisingly enough, New Jersey has a wide variety of automotive technician jobs, despite how small the state is. They also have the highest salaries for mechanics averaging around 47k a year. There is currently a shortage of mechanics in New Jersey which makes the probability of getting a job greater. Along with all of this, they are known for having the fastest hiring rate for recent grads.

Job TypeTotal in New JerseyAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics8,000$20.82$43,300
Automotive Body and Related Repairers4,240$22.90$47,620
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists9,750$28.05$58,350

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All Mechanic Schools in New Jersey

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Info
Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738
Automotive Engineering Technology Automotive Mechanics TechnologyView School
Burlington County College
601 Pemberton-Browns Mills Road Pemberton, NJ 08068Automotive Engineering TechnologyView School
Camden County College
200 College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Automotive Technology (Apprentice available)
Automotive Technology: General Motors
Automotive General Technician
View School
Lincoln Tech – Mahwah
70 McKee Drive
Mahwah, NJ 07430
Automotive Technology
MOPAR Specialization
Audi Specialization
View School
Lincoln Tech – South Plainfield
901 Hadley Road
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Diesel Technology
Heavy Equipment Maintenance
View School
Lincoln Tech – Union
2299 Vauxhall Road
Union, NJ 07083
Automotive Technology
Automotive Mechanics
View School
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Rd
Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
Automotive TechnologyView School
Middlesex County College
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08818
Automotive TechnologyView School
Ocean County Vocational
137 Bey Lea Rd
Toms River, NJ 08753
Automotive Technology
Automotive & Diesel Engine Technology
Collision Repair
Marine Trades
View School
Pennco Tech
99 Erial Road
Blackwood, NJ 08012
Automotive Body & Painting Technician
Automotive Technology
Diesel Truck Technology
View School
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Somerville, NJ 08876
Automotive Technology (Degree & Certificate)View School
Rowan College at Gloucester County
1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 08080
Automotive Mechanics TechnologyView School
Sussex County Community College
One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 07860
Automotive Service Technology
Diesel Service Technology
Machine Tool Technology
View School
Union County College
1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016
Automotive TechnologyView School
Union County Vocational Technical School
1776 Raritan Rd
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Automotive Engineering TechnologyView School
Warren County Community College
475 Route 57 W
Washington, NJ 07882
Automotive Mechanics TechnologyView School
BMW Headquarter Facility
250 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677
BMW STEP: Automotive
BMW STEP: Motorrad and Body
View School

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 school6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible students2019 closed
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 scholarships2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible students4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in tech2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM students6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible students3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $2,500 for eligible students6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/15 & 10/15 each year