Mechanic Schools in Texas

Automotive Mechanic Schools in Texas

Everything is bigger in Texas, that includes the automobile industry. Some of the number one traits that are looked for in a potential employee are attention to detail, good customer service, and the ability to diagnose issues. These should play a huge factor in whether or not you want to get a degree or pick it up the skills from a distant cousin that still drives his 1985 Cadillac that needs a slap on the hood to start. Some of the best schools in Texas include Universal Technical Institute, Lincoln Tech, and South Texas Vocational Technical Institute. To view all of the options for mechanic schools in Texas, check out our school directory below.

Schools in Texas

Mechanic Jobs in Texas

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Projected Job Growth

Working as a mechanic in Texas

You are not required to hold an auto mechanic license to work as one in Texas but if you do, you stand out as a much better candidate. You also get to learn things that others can only figure out with experience such as customer service skills and learning about vehicles you may not be primarily work on – but you will have the knowledge about should it come up in future projects. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics data, you can make anywhere around $40,000-$65,000 a year depending on experience and qualifications, you can make much more if you do receive a degree in this field.

Job TypeTotal in TexasAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics47,080$20.08$41,760
Automotive Body and Related Repairers11,020$21.19$44,080
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers1,570$17.76$36,940
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists26,320$21.99$45,740

Directory of Texas Schools

Featured Trade Schools

TSTC logo

Texas State Technical College

Programs:

Automotive Technology
Auto Collision & Management Technology
Welding
and more…

SAM Tech logo

SAM Tech

Programs:

Automotive Engine/Block & Cylinder Head Machining
and more…

Lincoln Tech Texas logo

Lincoln College of Technology

Programs:

Automotive Technology
Collision Repair and Refinishing
Welding & Diesel Technology
and more…

STVT logo

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute – San Antonio

Programs:

Automotive Service Technician
Diesel Technology
Heavy Truck
and more…

SCI logo

Southern Careers Institute – Austin

Programs:

Automotive Service Technology
and more…

UTI Texas logo

Universal Technical Institute

Programs:

Specialized Automotive Training (BMW, Mercedes, Ford, etc.)
Diesel Training & Engine Repair
Motorcycle Specialized Training
and more…

South Plains College Logo

South Plains College 

Programs:

Automotive Collision Repair Technology
Automotive Service Technology
Diesel Service Technology
and more…

Western Tech Logo

Western Technical College

Programs:

Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
Light Duty Diesel
and more…

All Mechanic Schools in Texas

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Info
Alvin Community College3110 Mustang Road
Alvin, TX 78203
Automotive Technology
CNC/Machining
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Amarillo College2011 S. Washington
Amarillo, TX 79109
Automotive Technology
Automotive Collision
Diesel Mechanics Technology
Machining
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Angelina College3500 South First Street
Lufkin, TX 75902
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
Machine Tool Technology
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Brazosport College500 College Drive
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
Automotive Technology
Machine Technology
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Brookhaven College3939 Valley View Lane
Dallas, TX 75244
Automotive TechnologyView School
Cedar Valley College3030 North Dallas Avenue
Lancaster, TX 75134
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Central Texas College6200 W Central Texas Expressway
Killeen, TX 76549
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
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Cisco College101 College Heights
Cisco, TX 76437
Automotive TechnologyView School
Coastal Bend College3800 Charco Road
Beeville, TX 78102
Automotive Technology
Oil & Gas Technology
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Eastfield College3737 Motley Drive
Mesquite, TX 75170
Auto Body Technology
Automotive Technology
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El Paso Community College9050 Viscount Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925
Diesel Mechanics
Mechanic Technology
Machining Technology
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Grayson College6101 Grayson Drive
Denison, TX 75020
Collision Repair Technology
Automotive Technology
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Hill College112 Lamar Drive
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Automotive Technology
Automotive Repair
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Houston Community College3100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77004
Automotive Technology
Heavy Vehicle & Truck Repair
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Kilgore College1100 Broadway
Kilgore, TX 75662
Automotive Technology
Auto Body Repair Technology
Diesel Technology
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Laredo CollegeWest End Washington Street
Laredo, TX 78040
Automotive Technology
Automotive Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Engine Mechanics and Repair
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Lee College200 Lee Drive
Baytown, TX 77520
Mechanical TechnologyView School
Midland College3600 North Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
Automotive Technology
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Collision Repair
Diesel Technology
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Northeast Texas Community College2886 FM 1735, Chapel Hill Road
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
Auto Body
Automotive Repair
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Odessa College201 West University Blvd
Odessa, TX 79764
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
Precision Manufacturing/Machining
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San Jacinto Community College8060 Spencer Highway
Pasadena, TX 77501
Auto Collision Repair
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
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South Texas College3201 West Pecan
McAllen, TX 78502
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
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Southwest Texas Junior College2401 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, TX 78801
Automotive Body Repair Technology
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
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Southwest University1414 Geronimo
El Paso, TX 79925
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
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Texarkana College2500 North Robison Road
Texarkana, TX 75599
Auto Body Technology
Automotive Maintenance
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
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Trinity Valley Community College100 Cardinal Drive
Athens, TX 75751
Automotive TechnologyView School

Available Grants & Scholarships

GrantSchoolDescriptionLink
Future Mechanic GrantAny$1,000 for education expensesView Future Mechanic Grant