Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Arizona

Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Arizona

In Arizona, auto mechanic schools prepare students to work in the automotive industry. Students can learn the basics of engine management systems, diagnostics, heating and cooling systems, transmissions and more. Programs traditionally last between six months and two years, and include both classroom and hands-on instruction. Online education programs are a good choice for individuals with auto mechanic, service, or repair experience seeking additional training, specializations, or new degrees and certificates.

Arizona auto mechanic schools can be found in:

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence also offers a variety of specialty certifications in areas such as alternate fuels and heavy trucks. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employers such as car dealerships, independent garages and repair shops tend to prefer experienced, qualified, and certified individuals with an education from auto mechanic schools. 

Career Outlook and Salary Expectations for Auto Mechanics in Arizona

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are more than 13,000 automotive service technicians and mechanics working in Arizona. Check out the tables below for more information about auto mechanic employment.

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

RegionTotal EmploymentHourly Mean WageAnnual Mean Wage
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ140$18.32$38,110
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ2,390$23.8$49,500
Prescott, AZ110$19.31$40,170
Tucson, AZ490$20.85$43,370
2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

RegionTotal EmploymentHourly Mean WageAnnual Mean Wage
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ290$19.51$40,570
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ9,960$22.38$46,540
Prescott, AZ540$22.78$47,390
Tucson, AZ2,160$19.87$41,330
2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Source:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-service-technicians-and-mechanics.htm