Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Phoenix

Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Phoenix

Formal training benefits today's auto mechanic and service technician because employers prefer to hire individuals with an education, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Arizona, auto mechanic schools in Phoenix can prepare students to work in the growing automotive, diesel and motorcycle technology fields. While training time depends on the specialty area, most programs can be completed in six to twelve months. Common areas of specialization include high performance vehicles, body repair, diesel engines and more. For students seeking a flexible and convenient learning atmosphere, many automotive schools in Phoenix offer online classes as well.

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) offers additional certifications for auto service technicians and mechanics. ASE certifications are industry-specific and available in a range of different specialty areas such as collision and repair, advanced engine repair and more. 

Career Outlook and Salary Expectations for Auto Mechanics in Phoenix

CareerTotal EmploymentHourly Mean WageAnnual Mean Wage
Automotive Body and Related Repairers1,920$23.49$48,850
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics9,960$22.38$46,540
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists2,390$23.8$49,500
2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Sources:

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm