Trade Schools in Oregon

Auto Mechanic Schools in Oregon

There are many school options in Oregon, some a little more intimate than others. Some of the smaller schools only have about 900 people enrolled in their Auto Mechanic programs, and some schools go as high as 28,000 students enrolled. Most schools require you to be a full-time student with a lot of in-class learning before actually getting into the shop for hands-on learning. In order to provide service in Oregon, you must obtain the Oregon Auto Mechanic Certificate and License, in order to get this you need to have at least a year of experience which your schooling will count towards.

Schools in Oregon

Mechanic Jobs in Oregon

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in Oregon

Oregon is known for having mechanics that are very good a quite a few things such as attention to detail, customer service, and problem-solving. All of these are great things to be recognized for and the schools in the area can teach these traits. Mechanics in Oregon make an average of 38-$39k a year, if you become ASE Certified then you can potentially earn more than without the certification. Even though the average pay for a mechanic is a little lower than some other states, most employers offer great health benefits for their employees in Oregon.

Job TypeTotal in OregonAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics6,330$22.33$46,450
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,850$20.57$42,780
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists4,890$27.67$57,550

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All Mechanic Schools in Oregon

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Info
Central Oregon Community College
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97701
Automotive Management
Automotive Technology

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Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Collision and Repair Technology

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Clatsop Community College
1651 Lexington Avenue
Astoria, OR 97103
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Klamath Community College
7390 South Sixth Street
Klamath Falls, OR 97603
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Lane Community College
4000 E 30th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Automotive Technology
Heavy Equipment/Diesel Tech

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Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Automotive Technology
Subaru, Chrysler, Ford
Maintenance and Light Repair

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Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th Avenue
Portland, OR 97219
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Collision and Repair Technology
Diesel Service Technology

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Rogue Community College
3345 Redwood Hwy
Grants Pass, OR 97527
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Umpqua Community College
1140 Umpqua College Rd.
Roseburg, OR 97470
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Automotive Service 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

Oregon Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Eastern Oregon ScholarshipOregonMinimum of $1,000 award to Oregon Residents2019 closed