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 Type Total in Oregon Average Hourly Wage Average Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 6,330 $22.33 $46,450
Automotive Body and Related Repairers 1,850 $20.57 $42,780
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 4,890 $27.67 $57,550

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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 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

Oregon Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and Grants Location Description Deadline
Pepsi-Cola Bottling of Eastern Oregon Scholarship Oregon Minimum of $1,000 award to Oregon Residents 2019 closed