Mechanic Schools in New Mexico

Auto Mechanic Schools in New Mexico

With 7 schools to choose from, New Mexico is a great state to study for an automotive career. New Mexico is one of the cheapest states to live in. This correlates well with its tuition costs for schools, which are also very low. Students can attend nationally renowned auto mechanic schools such as IntelliTec or Western Tech even on a low budget. Along with that, there are many different scholarships and grants out there specifically for students aspiring to be auto mechanics. Keep an eye out for those and do not forget to check out our very own scholarships!

Schools in New Mexico

Mechanic Jobs in New Mexico

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in New Mexico

Working in New Mexico can be a really great thing as it provides salaries that are equal with the national average while being in a state that has a much lower than average cost of living. This means that the salaries you earn in New Mexico will go much farther than they would in another state with a higher cost of living. Along with that, New Mexico is a great place to be as an automotive fanatic as it is a great place for classic cars and off-road vehicles. The desert landscape makes for a great place for you and your friends to deck out your vehicles to climb and rock!

Job TypeTotal in New MexicoAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics4,230$18.51$38,490
Automotive Body and Related Repairers850$20.54$42,720
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists1,510$20.45$42,540

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SchoolAddressProgramsAdmissions Info
Central New Mexico Community College
525 Buena Vista SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Automotive Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology

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Luna Community College
336 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Mesalands Community College
911 S Tenth Street
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Navajo Technical University
Lower Point Road
Crownpoint, NM 87313
Automotive Engineering Technology

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San Juan College
4601 College Blvd
Farmington, NM 87402
Auto Body Technology
Automotive Technology
Diesel 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