As one of Virginia's largest metro areas, Richmond is an excellent place to begin advancing your career in auto mechanics.
Training and Certification in Richmond
Programs in automotive technology are available at many different institutes for citizens of Richmond, and earning a degree or a certificate from one of these schools can be quite helpful in today's competitive job market.
Auto Repair Careers in Richmond
Following is a chart describing a sample of three auto mechanical careers and how they are performing in the current Richmond job market, complete with information on employment and salary for all three.
Finding a School in Richmond
You can find many automotive technology schools in the Richmond area. Our listing below can help you sort through them and find the one that's right for you, so that you can then contact their admissions office by phone or email and establish if and when you would like to start your education.
- Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, Occupational Employment and Wages, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes493023.htm
- Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm