Mechanic Schools in Ohio

Attending Technical College in Ohio

Ohio is one of the stronger states as far as the trade school options. There are over 53 mechanic schools in Ohio, including schools in Columbus, Dayton, Toledo, Cincinnati, Cleveland and many of the smaller cities as well. These schools range from smaller, automotive-focused schools like Ohio Technical College, to larger Universities like UNOH, which offer automotive mechanic programs. To find the best mechanic school in Ohio for you, be sure to consider location, tuition costs, financial aid available, specializations, learning environment and housing options. Our directory of schools below will give you a good starting point to learn more.

Schools in Ohio

Mechanic Jobs in Ohio

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Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in Ohio

Ohio is in the top 10 for mechanic job openings, with over 2,600 open jobs per year on average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows over 28,000 jobs for mechanics in Ohio. The state is projected to see a smaller growth rate in mechanic jobs in the next ten years, compared with other states, but will still see growth nonetheless. Overall, it’s a stable state with one of the largest job pools, so it’s a good place to start or continue your career. According to the BLS, the average yearly salary for auto techs and mechanics in Ohio is $38,130, with the top 10% earning around $60,000 per year. Keep in mind that this can vary pretty widely by city and specialty. For instance, mechanics in Columbus make an average of $11,000 more per year than those in Toledo. Here are salaries by the most common automotive careers in Ohio:

Job Type Total in Ohio Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 24,680 $18.33 $38,130
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 5,870 $20.29 $42,200
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 940 $19.77 $41,130
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 11,570 $21.38 $44,460
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Ohio Technical College

Programs:
Complete Automotive Technology
Auto Diesel Technology
Classic Car Restoration
and more…

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University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH)

Programs:
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
Automotive Management
and more…

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New Castle School of Trades (NCST)

Programs:
Automotive Technology Diesel and Heavy Equipment Repair Motorcycle Technology
and more…

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TDDS Technical Institute

Programs:
Diesel Technician Training
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Ohio

School Address Programs Enrollment
Ashtabula County Technical
1565 State Route 167
Jefferson, OH 44047
Auto Body
Automotive Technology

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Auburn Career Center
8140 Auburn Road
Painesville, OH 44077
Automotive Technology
Machining/CNC
Small Engine Repair

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Cincinnati State
3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45223
Automotive Service Management
Automotive Service Technician Certificate
Aviation Mechanics

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Collins Career Technical Center
11627 State Route 243
Chesapeake, OH 45619
Auto Body Repair
Auto Mechanics

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Columbus State Community College
550 E Spring St
Columbus, OH 43215
Automotive Engineering Technology

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Cuyahoga Community College
700 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
Automotive Maintenance
Automotive Technology
Ford ASSET
General Motors ASEP

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Edison State Community College
1973 Edison Dr
Piqua, OH 45356
Medium/Heavy Vehicle & Truck Technology

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Great Oaks Career Campuses
3254 E Kemper Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45241
Auto Collision
Automotive Service Technology
CNC Manufacturing
Industrial Diesel Mechanics

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Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764
Automotive Engineering Technology

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Knox County Career Center
306 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Automotive Technology
CNC Machining

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Lorain County Community College
1005 North Abbe Road
Elyria, OH 44035
Automotive Technology

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Lorain County Joint Vocational School
15181 State Route 58 S
Oberlin, OH 44074
Automotive Technology

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Madison Adult Career Center
600 Esley Lane
Mansfield, OH 44905
Automotive Technology
CNC Machining

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Miami-Jacobs Career College
865 W Market St
Troy, OH 45373
Automotive Technology

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Owens Community College
30335 Oregon Rd
Perrysburg, OH 43551
Automotive Engineering Technology
Collision Repair

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Penta Career Center
9301 Buck Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551
Automotive Body Repair
Auto Mechanic Technician

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Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School
1410 Industrial Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Auto Mechanics
Collision Repair

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Portage Lakes Career Center
4401 Shriver Road
Uniontown, OH 44685
Automotive Service

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Scioto County Career Center
951 Vern Riffe Drive
Lucasville, OH 45648
Auto Body
Automotive Technology
CNC Machining

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Sinclair Community College
444 W Third Street
Dayton, OH 45402
Automotive Technology
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
Honda PACT

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Stark State College
6200 Frank Ave NW
North Canton, OH 44720
Automotive Technology
General Motors ASEP
Honda PACT
Toyota T-TEN

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Terra State Community College
2830 Napoleon Road
Fremont, OH 43420
Automotive Technology
Power Technologies
Engine Repair
Diesel Engine Certificate

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Trumbull Career & Technical Center
528 Educational Highway
Warren, OH 44483
Automotive Technology

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Washington State Community College
710 Colegate Drive
Marietta, OH 45750
Automotive Service
Diesel Truck Maintenance
Powersports Technician

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Wayne County Career Center
518 W Prospect Street
Smithville, OH 44677
Auto Maintenance & Light Repair
CNC Machining

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Vatterott College
5025 East Royalton Road
Broadview Heights, OH 44147
Auto Body Technician
Automotive Technology
Diesel Mechanics

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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 6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic Scholarship Nationwide Full-Tuition paid for eligible students 2019 closed
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 2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students 2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments 2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation Scholarship Nationwide Up to $400 for eligible students 4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars Program Nationwide Various, for underrepresented students in tech 2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,500, for Native American STEM students 6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education Scholarships Nationwide Up to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry 2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational Fund Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/30/2019
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 3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical Scholarship Nationwide Up to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years 12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE Scholarship Nationwide Up to $1,000 for eligible students 4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE Scholarships Nationwide Up to $2,500 for eligible students 6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive Scholarship Nationwide Up to $2,000 for eligible students 6/15 & 10/15 each year