Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Georgia

Auto Mechanic and Automotive Schools in Georgia

In Georgia, auto mechanic schools provide vital instruction in the maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of automobiles, motorcycles and trucks. Programs typically take from six months to a year to complete, although associate degree programs can last up to two years. For working mechanics, online education programs are a great way to gain new skills without compromising home or job schedules. From ignition and fuel systems to brakes and suspensions, body repair to computer systems, auto mechanic schools in cities like Atlanta, offer a wide array of specializations.

Mechanics and service technicians can also build their career credentials by completing certifications from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. 

Auto Mechanic Wages & Salaries

RegionTotal EmploymentHourly Mean WageAnnual Mean Wage
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA12,390$21.9$45,540
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC1,250$20.82$43,300
Columbus, GA-AL620$16.66$34,650
Savannah, GA800$24.77$51,530
2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Auto Body Technician Wages & Salaries

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

Bus/Truck Mechanic Wages & Salaries

RegionTotal EmploymentHourly Mean WageAnnual Mean Wage
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA4,450$24.25$50,440
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC340$19.8$41,190
Macon, GA220$21.43$44,560
Savannah, GA410$21.44$44,590
2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Source:

  • 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