Mechanic Schools in New York

 

Overview of Mechanic Schools in New York

Over 11 million vehicles were registered in New York in 2014 and that number will increase throughout the years. This, in turn, will increase the demand for skilled technicians. Join the ranks of technicians that will be needed in the future for the Empire State. New York has many accredited schools that will train and prepare you to take on the industry. Whether you want to be an automotive technician or work on diesel engines, there is a school for you. Turn your passion into a profession!

List of Automotive Schools in New York

  • Lincoln Technical College, Brooklyn, NY
  • Lincoln Technical College, Queens, NY
  • NYADI, Jamaica, NY
  • Apex Technical School, Long Island City, NY
  • Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY
  • Corning Community College, Corning, NY
  • Erie Community College, Williamsville, NY
  • Farmingdale State College, Farmingdale, NY
  • Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY
  • Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY
  • Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
  • Rockland Community College, Stuffern, NY
  • Suffolk County Community College, Multiple Cities, NY
  • College of Technology at Canton, Canton, NY

Schools in New York

Mechanic Jobs in New York

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in New York

Out of all the automotive training schools across the country, New York offers a unique opportunity for motivated individuals wanting to jumpstart a career in this industry today. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average annual wage for automotive service technicians and mechanics in New York is $42,910, with the top 10% earning $68,000 per year. The BLS also shows over 34,000 jobs for technicians and mechanics in New York, which currently stands as the fourth state with the most job opportunities in the nation.  According to Labor Market Information (LMI), New York is expected to see a 5.4% increase in mechanic jobs by 2026, approaching the national projection of 6.6%.

Job TypeTotal in New YorkAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics34,830$19.79$41,150
Automotive Body and Related Repairers7,150$20.44$42,510
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers930$13.60$28,280
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists13,290$25.57$53,190

Trade Schools Near You

Directory of New York Schools

Featured Trade Schools in New York

Lincoln Tech

Lincoln Technical College
Programs:
Automotive Technology Training
Collision Repair & Refinishing
Diesel Technology
and more…

NYADI - The College of Automotive and Diesel Technology

NYADI
Programs:
Automotive & Diesel Technology (Degree)
Automotive Technology (Degree)
Truck & Diesel Service Technology (Certification)
Automotive Service Technology (Certification)
Collision Repair (Certification)
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in New York

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Details
Apex Technical School
24-02 Queens Plaza South
Long Island City, NY 11101
Automotive Service & Repair
Auto Body Repair

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Bronx Community College
2155 University Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453
Automotive Technology

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Corning Community College
1 Academic Drive
Corning, NY 14830
Auto Body & Collision Repair
Automotive Technology

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Erie Community College
6205 Main Street
Williamsville, NY 14221
Automotive Technology
Ford Asset and MOPAR CAP Programs
Auto Body Repair

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Farmingdale State College
2350 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Automotive Management Technology
Automotive Technology

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Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
Automotive Management
Automotive Technical Services
Auto Body Repair

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Lincoln Tech – Brooklyn
1 Pierrepont Plaza 12th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Automotive Technology

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Lincoln Tech – Queens
15-30 Petracca Place
Whitestone, NY 11357
Automotive Technology

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Monroe Community College
1000 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14623
Automotive Technology
GM ASEP & Toyota T-Ten Programs

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Onondaga Community College
4585 West Seneca Turnpike
Syracuse, NY 13215
Automotive Technology

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Rockland Community College
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901
Automotive Technology

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Suffolk County Community College
Multiple CampusesAutomotive Service Specialist
Toyota T-TEN Program

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College of Technology at Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
Automotive Technology
Powersports Performance & Repair

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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

New York Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) Approved New York SchoolsUp to full tuition for eligible veteransVaries
Lincoln Tech ScholarshipsLincoln TechMany different scholarshipsVaries
J-Rodz ScholarshipCorning Community CollegeAmount varies for students in the auto body and auto technology programsVaries
Mark Adessa FundCorning Community CollegeAmount varies for students in the auto technology and welding programsVaries
Michael Duell Memorial ScholarshipCorning Community CollegeAmount varies for students in the auto body and welding programsVaries
Mavis Discount Tire ScholarshipHudson Valley Community CollegeUp to $1,000 awarded to a female automotive technology studentOctober each year
Albany Rods & Kustoms, Inc. ScholarshipHudson Valley Community CollegeUp to $500 awarded to an automotive technology studentMarch each year
Harold M. Perkins Automotive Technology ScholarshipHudson Valley Community CollegeUp to $1,000 awarded to an automotive technology studentMarch each year
Clarence Charles Sliter, Jr. Memorial ScholarshipHudson Valley Community CollegeUp to $1,000 awarded to an automotive technology studentMarch each year
Robert J. Kufs Memorial ScholarshipHudson Valley Community CollegeUp to $250 awarded to an automotive technology studentMarch each year
AAA Western and Central NY Scholarship for Automotive TechnologyMonroe Community CollegeUp to $500 for eligible automotive tech studentsOctober each year
Robert S. Brown Memorial T-TEN ScholarshipMonroe Community CollegeUp to $1,000 for eligible students enrolled in the Toyota T-TEN programOctober each year
Robert Strong Family ScholarshipMonroe Community CollegeAmount varies for eligible studentsOctober each year
Rochester Automobile Dealers Association ScholarshipMonroe Community CollegeUp to $1,250 for eligible automotive technology studentsOctober each year
Bridgestone/Firestone Corporation ScholarshipMonroe Community CollegeUp to $2,000 for eligible automotive technology studentsOctober each year
MG Car Club Western New York Centre, Inc. Endowed Scholarship FundMonroe Community CollegeUp to $750 for eligible automotive technology studentsMarch each year
Richard Zwitzer Memorial Endowed ScholarshipMonroe Community CollegeUp to $1,250 for eligible auto tech studentsOctober each year
NEW STUDENT: Bridgestone/Firestone Corporation ScholarshipMonroe Community CollegeUp to $2,000 for eligible new auto tech studentsMarch each year
Anthony A. Amoros Memorial Scholarship (Continuing Students)Rockland Community CollegeUp to $500 for eligible continuing studentsMay each year
Anthony A. Amoros Memorial Scholarship (New Students)Rockland Community CollegeUp to $350 for eligible new studentsAugust each year
Interstate Toyota Automotive ScholarshipRockland Community CollegeUp to $900 for eligible automotive tech studentsAugust each year
Riversville Foundation ScholarshipsRockland Community CollegeUp to $2,000 for eligible automotive tech studentsAugust each year
Ford ASSET Program ScholarshipRockland Community CollegeUp to $1,000 for eligible Ford ASSET studentsSeptember each year