Technical & Trade Schools in Washington

Auto Mechanic Schools in Washington

There are over 90 different auto mechanic schools in Washington varying in tuition costs, degree type, location, and more. Most of the schools have programs that you can finish in under a year, but you do have the option to extend them out to about two years depending on your program and degree level. Along with this, Washington schools offer a wide variety of programs within auto mechanic technology, as well as outside, so if you change your mind, you will not have to change your school.

List of Auto Mechanic Schools in Washington

  • Bates Technical College, Tacoma, WA
  • Clover Park Technical College, Lakewood, WA
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology, Kirkland, WA
  • Community College of Spokane, Spokane, WA
  • Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham, WA
  • Big Bend Community College, Moses Lake, WA
  • Clark College, Vancouver, WA
  • Columbia Basin College, Pasco, WA
  • Everett Community College, Everett, WA
  • Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, WA
  • Green River Community College, Auburn, WA
  • Lower Columbia College, Longview, WA
  • Olympic College, Bremerton, WA
  • Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA
  • Perry Technical Institute, Yakima, WA
  • Renton Technical College, Renton, WA
  • Shoreline Community College, Seattle, WA
  • Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WA
  • South Puget Sound community College, Olympia, WA
  • South Seattle College, Seattle, WA
  • Walla Walla Community College, Walla Walla, WA
  • Walla Walla University, College Place, WA
  • Wenatchee Valley College, Wenatchee, WA
  • Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
  • Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA

Schools in Washington

Mechanic Jobs in Washington

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Working as an Auto Mechanic in Washington

Becoming a mechanic in Washington earns $38k-$59k a year depending on experience, certifications, education, and location. Washington is a part of the top quintile as far as pay goes for mechanics, which can provide a very good standard of living for mechanics across the state. There are a little over 5,000 people working as mechanics but there are still a lot of opportunities for jobs, especially in metropolitan areas such as Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, and more.

Job TypeTotal in WashingtonAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics12,860$23.22$48,290
Automotive Body and Related Repairers2,330$26.16$54,420
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists5,720$25.79$53,640

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Directory of Washington Schools

Featured Trade Schools in Washington

Bates Technical College Logo

Bates Technical College
Programs:
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology
and more…

Clover Park Technical College Logo

Clover Park Technical College
Programs:
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies
and more…

Lake Washington Institute of Technology Logo

Lake Washington Institute of Technology 
Programs:
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
and more…

Spokane Community College Logo

Community College of Spokane
Programs:
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Collision and Repair Technology

All Mechanic Schools in Washington

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Info
Bellingham Technical College
3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Big Bend Community College
7662 Chanute St NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Columbia Basin College
2600 N 20th Ave
Pasco, WA 99301
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Everett Community College
2000 Tower Street
Everett, WA 98201
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

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Grays Harbor College
1620 Edward P Smith Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Diesel Technology

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Green River Community College
12401 SE 320th St
Auburn, WA 98092
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Lower Columbia College
1600 Maple Street
Longview, WA 98632
Automotive Technology – Maintenance & Light Repair
Diesel/Heavy Equipment Preventative Maintenance
Diesel/Heavy Equipment Tech

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Olympic College
1600 Chester Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Peninsula College
1502 E Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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Perry Technical Institute
2011 W Washington Ave.
Yakima, WA 98903
Agricultural Equipment Technician
Automotive Technology

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Renton Technical College
3000 NE Fourth St
Renton, WA 98056
Auto Body Repair & Refinishing
Automotive Technology
Ford ASSET

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Shoreline Community College
16101 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, WA 98133
General Motors ASEP
Honda PACT
Mopar CAP (Chrysler)
Toyota T-TEN

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Skagit Valley College
2405 E. College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
Automotive Technology
Diesel Power Technology

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South Puget Sound Community College
2011 Mottman Rd SW
Olympia, WA 98512
Automotive Mechanics Technology

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South Seattle College
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
Collision and Repair Technology
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

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Walla Walla Community College
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Automotive Repair Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Technology
John Deere Technology

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Walla Walla University
204 S College Ave
College Place, WA 99324
Automotive Technology
Automotive Management

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Wenatchee Valley College
1300 Fifth St
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Automotive Mechanics Technology
Light Diesel Technology

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Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Automotive Engineering Technology

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Yakima Valley Community College
South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.
Yakima, WA 98907
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

Washington Specific Scholarships and Grants

Automotive Scholarships and GrantsLocationDescriptionDeadline
Washington HECB American Indian Endowed ScholarshipWashingtonUp to $2,000 for low-income American Indian studentsFebruary each year