Mechanic Schools in Utah

Auto Mechanic Schools in Utah

Utah is known as one of the best states to receive an education, and there are 10 mechanic schools you can choose from with a 97% acceptance rate. Some of the best schools in the state are Dixie State University, Uintah Basin Applied Technology College, and Utah Valley University. These schools all have 8 primary subjects that they focus on during the course of the programs: automatic transmission/trans-axle, brakes, drivetrain and axles, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, engine repair, heating and air conditioning, and steering/suspension.

Schools in Utah

Mechanic Jobs in Utah

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in Utah

The average mechanic in Utah makes roughly $35k-$60k a year which is a little more than in most other states. Of course that depends on how much experience you have and if you have an education or certifications. If you would like to be a working mechanic in Utah, you do have to receive your refrigerant license, especially if you are going to be working out of your home. Utah is a great place to live if you love the outdoors, especially winter sports as the state is known for having very “dry” snow which is perfect for skiing or snowboarding. Along with that, the state’s mountains have the tallest average height in the nation by over 11,000 feet.

Job TypeTotal in UtahAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics6,510$19.94$41,480
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,530$21.15$43,980
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists2,860$22.86$47,560

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SchoolAddressProgramsMore Info
Bridgerland Applied Technology College
1301 North 600
West Logan, UT 84321
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Service Technology
Diesel Technology

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Davis Applied Technology College
550 E 300 S
Kaysville, UT 84037
Automotive Mechanics Technology Diesel/Heavy Duty Technology

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Dixie State University
225 S 700 E
Saint George, UT 84770
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Mountainland Applied Technology College
2301 West Ashton Blvd.
Lehi, UT 84043
Automotive Technology
Vehicle Safety Inspection

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Salt Lake Community College
4600 S Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing
Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair
Diesel Systems Technology
Motorcycle & Outdoor Power Equipment Technology

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Snow College
150 E College Ave
Ephraim, UT 84627
Automotive Technology
Diesel & Heavy Duty Equipment

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Southwest Applied Technology College
510 West 800 South
Cedar City, UT 84720
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Uintah Basin Applied Technology College
1100 E Lagoon St 124-5
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Automotive Technology
Heavy Duty Diesel Technology

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Utah State University
Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Mechanics

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Utah Valley University
800 W University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Weber State University
3850 Dixon Parkway Dr. Dept. 1031 Ogden, UT 84408Automotive Service Technology
Automotive 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