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!

Schools in New York

Mechanic Jobs in New York


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

Find Auto Mechanic Schools

Now is the best time there has ever been to become an auto mechanic! There are many ways to help pay for school like scholarships and grants. Here you can find trade schools and grant programs which provide

Up to $6,095* per year!

*To those who qualify

Directory of New York Schools

Featured Trade Schools in New York

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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 TechnologyView School
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 TechnologyView School
Lincoln Tech – Queens
15-30 Petracca Place
Whitestone, NY 11357
Automotive TechnologyView School
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 TechnologyView School
Rockland Community College
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901
Automotive TechnologyView School
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 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

New York Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Veterans Tuition Awards (VTA) Approved New York SchoolsUp to full tuition for eligible veteransVaries