There are schools offering automotive training in Arkansas!
Schools Offering Automotive Repair Programs in Arkansas
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Northwest Technical Institute, which was ranked 69th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arkansas that has a automotive program. It is located in Springdale. 13 students graduated with a certificate in automotive from Northwest Technical Institute in 2010. The tuition rate at Northwest Technical Institute was $2,321 per year.
The second-ranked school in Arkansas that has a automotive program is Arkansas Tech University. Arkansas Tech University, which was ranked 71st in the country in 2010, is located in Russellville. Tuition at Arkansas Tech University was $4,804 per year.
The third-ranked school in Arkansas that has a automotive program is Southern Arkansas University Tech. Southern Arkansas University Tech, which was ranked 80th in the country in 2010, is located in Camden. Tuition at Southern Arkansas University Tech was $3,270 per year.
If you choose to attend a Arkansas automotive school, average tuition will be $2,589 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,350 per year to $4,990 per year. In 2010, the following Arkansas automotive schools had the highest tuition rates:
- University of Arkansas at Monticello - located in Monticello, students are charged $4,990 per year
- University of Arkansas-Fort Smith - located in Fort Smith, students are charged $4,918 per year
- Arkansas Tech University - located in Russellville, students are charged $4,804 per year
The automotive schools in Arkansas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute - located in Forrest City, students are charged $1,350 per year
- North Arkansas College - located in Harrison, students are charged $1,536 per year
- Arkansas Northeastern College - located in Blytheville, students are charged $1,720 per year
An automotive certificate from an Arkansas school... what next?
A large number of Arkansas automotive graduates become automotive mechanics. In 2010, there were 5,060 automotive mechanics working in Arkansas. The Arkansas counties with the largest populations of automotive mechanics are:
- Faulkner County - 1,590 automotive mechanics
- Clay County - 770 automotive mechanics
- Benton County - 680 automotive mechanics
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 6,980 automotive mechanics will be working in Arkansas state. This would require the number of automotive mechanics to shrink by 0%.
On average, automotive mechanics earn $30,950 per year. In 2010, however, some Arkansas automotive mechanics earned as little as less than $16,770 per year or as much as more than $58,800 per year. The counties in Arkansas with the highest average salary for an automotive mechanic are:
- Crawford County - $34,890 per year
- Benton County - $34,120 per year
- Faulkner County - $32,170 per year
The following counties in Arkansas have the lowest average salaries for automotive mechanics:
- Clay County - $24,780 per year
- Garland County - $25,920 per year
- Baxter County - $28,490 per year
Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arkansas statistics regarding a career in automotive repair and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as automotive or plumbing.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Automotive Repair in Arkansas
- Certificate in Automotive Repair in Arkansas
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|6,355 miles from location||Pulaski Technical College||North Little Rock||AR||10.0983||n/a||10,255|
|6,402 miles from location||Arkansas Tech University||Russellville||AR||28.9794||59%||8,814|
|6,471 miles from location||University of Arkansas-Fort Smith||Fort Smith||AR||20.0915||64%||7,335|
|6,332 miles from location||Arkansas State University-Beebe||Beebe||AR||18.1395||n/a||4,491|
|6,403 miles from location||National Park Community College||Hot Springs National Park||AR||11.3851||n/a||3,698|
|6,329 miles from location||University of Arkansas at Monticello||Monticello||AR||17.5467||n/a||3,479|
|6,397 miles from location||North Arkansas College||Harrison||AR||13.2509||n/a||2,429|
|6,379 miles from location||University of Arkansas Community College-Morrilton||Morrilton||AR||9.28256||n/a||2,421|
|6,278 miles from location||Black River Technical College||Pocahontas||AR||11.1352||n/a||2,239|
|6,237 miles from location||Mid-South Community College||West Memphis||AR||6.82434||n/a||2,192|
|6,292 miles from location||Arkansas State University-Newport||Newport||AR||8.12467||n/a||2,037|
|6,388 miles from location||Southern Arkansas University Tech||Camden||AR||20.378||n/a||2,007|
|6,220 miles from location||Arkansas Northeastern College||Blytheville||AR||12.7566||n/a||1,914|
|6,379 miles from location||South Arkansas Community College||El Dorado||AR||10.0626||n/a||1,772|
|6,385 miles from location||Ouachita Technical College||Malvern||AR||12.3999||n/a||1,610|
|6,431 miles from location||University of Arkansas Community College-Hope||Hope||AR||14.369||n/a||1,474|
|6,475 miles from location||Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas||De Queen||AR||10.4017||n/a||1,458|
|6,331 miles from location||Ozarka College||Melbourne||AR||14.9537||n/a||1,364|
|6,455 miles from location||Northwest Technical Institute||Springdale||AR||30.9971||n/a||310|
|6,268 miles from location||Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute||Forrest City||AR||18.6705||n/a||228|
Curious what studying Automotive gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arkansas
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics +||5,060||$30,950||-2.5%|
|Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists +||2,910||$35,180||-10.7%|
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