Mechanic Schools in West Virginia

Auto Mechanic Schools in West Virginia

West Virginia provides an abundance of technical and trade schools that offer auto mechanic degrees and certificates. Many of the schools offer multiple locations and several different disciplines within automotive technology giving students the ability to change. If a student decides they want to move within West Virginia, they will be able to find a vocational school nearby. If a student decides to change their discipline, there will most likely be a school that offers the program they seek. Or, if a student just wants to continue their education and earn more degrees or certifications so that they can open up their opportunity for jobs and pay increases, West Virginia schools will be there to help.

Schools in West Virginia

Mechanic Jobs in West Virginia


Projected Job Growth

Working as an Auto Mechanic in West Virginia

When living in West Virginia, there are many things to just enjoy such as great state museums, parks, and even natural wonders such as the Lost World Caverns. There really is a lot to do in West Virginia so your career does not need to be all that you do. The auto mechanic industry in the state is very saturated at the moment with one of the highest employment per thousand jobs in the state. This means that it will be a competitive industry to get into so it may be interesting to check out opportunities in other states.

Job TypeTotal in West Virginia
Average Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics4,080$15.97$33,230
Automotive Body and Related Repairers730$18.04$37,520
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists1,930$18.46$38,390

Directory of West Virginia Vocational Schools

Featured Trade & Technical Schools in West Virginia

New River Community & Technical College Logo

New River Community and Technical College
Automobile Service Technology
Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
Diesel Service Technology
and more…

Fred W Eberle Technical Center Logo

Fred W Eberle Technical Center
Automotive Technology
Automotive Collision Repair
Diesel Technology
and more…

All Vocational Schools in West Virginia

SchoolAddressProgramsMore Details
Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical Center
316 Eastern Drive
Moorefield, WV 26836
Automotive TechnologyView School
Carver Career Center
4799 Midland Drive
Charleston, WV 25306
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
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Cabell County Career Technology Center
1035 Norway Avenue
Huntington, WV 25705
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
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Academy of Careers and Technology
390 Stanaford Road
Beckley, WV 25801
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
Power Equipment Systems
View School
James Rumsey Technical Institute
3274 Hedgesville Road
Martinsburg, WV 25403
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
View School
Garnet Career Center
422 Dickinson Street
Charleston, WV 25301
Automotive TechnologyView School
Ben Franklin Career Center
500 28th Street
Dunbar, WV 25064
Automotive Technology
Diesel Equipment Technology
Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance
View School
Putnam Career and Technical Center
300 Roosevelt Blvd
Eleanor, WV 25070
Automotive Technology
Diesel Technology
Collision Repair
View School
Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center
Three Mile Curve
Logan, WV 25601
Automotive Technology
Collision Repair Technology
View School

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 school6/6/2019
Mike Rowe Work Ethic ScholarshipNationwideFull-Tuition paid for eligible students2019 closed
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 scholarships2019 closed
Berto Diaz Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for Mechanical Engineering Students2019 closed
BMW/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 paid annually in $1,500 increments2019 closed
Brent Strohmeyer Memorial Foundation ScholarshipNationwideUp to $400 for eligible students4/15/2020
GMiS Scholars ProgramNationwideVarious, for underrepresented students in tech2019 closed
SMA Native American STEM ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,500, for Native American STEM students6/19/2019
Two Ten Higher Education ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $4,000 for students with 2 years of personal or parents experience in footwear industry2019 closed
Viceroy Auto Trans ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students2019 closed
Automotive Hall of Fame Educational FundNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/30/2019
Clunker Junker Cash for Cars and College ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible female studentsVaries
SEMA Memorial Scholarship FundNationwideUp to $5,000 for eligible students3/1/2020
Edward D. Hendrickson/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
TMC/SAE Donald D. Dawson Technical ScholarshipNationwideUp to $6,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,500 increments for four years12/15/2019
Fred M. Young Sr./SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $4,000 for eligible students distributed in $1,000 increments for four years12/15/2019
Tau Beta Pi/SAE Engineering ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students12/15/2019
Yanmar/SAE ScholarshipNationwideUp to $1,000 for eligible students4/1/2020
Horatio Alger Association CTE ScholarshipsNationwideUp to $2,500 for eligible students6/15 each year
AmericanMuscle Automotive ScholarshipNationwideUp to $2,000 for eligible students6/15 & 10/15 each year