There are schools offering automotive training in Florida!
Schools Offering Automotive Repair Programs in Florida
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Approximately 0.7% of graduates in of Florida receive automotive repair certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 3,233 automotive mechanics graduate from Florida's 55 automotive schools.
ATI Career Training Center-Miami, which is located in Miami, is the top-ranked school in Florida that has a automotive program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. 171 students graduated with a certificate in automotive from ATI Career Training Center-Miami in 2010.
The second-ranked school in Florida with a automotive program is Wyotech-Daytona, which is located in Ormond Beach. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide. In 2010, 409 students graduated from Wyotech-Daytona automotive program.
The third-ranked school in Florida that has a automotive program is Bradford-Union Area Career Technical Center. Bradford-Union Area Career Technical Center, which was ranked 64th in the country in 2010, is located in Starke. The tuition rate at Bradford-Union Area Career Technical Center was $0 per year.
If you are hoping to attend one of Florida's automotive schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $1,310 per year, though tuition can range from $17,536 per year to $2,158 per year. The Florida automotive schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Lincoln College of Technology - located in West Palm Beach, students are charged $17,536 per year
- Charlotte Technical Center - located in Port Charlotte, students are charged $3,134 per year
- Seminole State College of Florida - located in Sanford, students are charged $2,904 per year
The following Florida automotive schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Palm Beach State College - located in Lake Worth, students are charged $2,158 per year
- Santa Fe College - located in Gainesville, students are charged $2,167 per year
- Pensacola State College - located in Pensacola, students are charged $2,179 per year
An automotive certificate from a Florida school... what next?
A large number of Florida automotive graduates become automotive mechanics. In 2010, there were 35,150 automotive mechanics working in Florida. The following counties have the largest number of Florida automotive mechanics:
- Hernando County - 5,630 automotive mechanics
- Lake County - 4,010 automotive mechanics
- Broward County - 3,770 automotive mechanics
The government projects that by 2018, the number of automotive mechanics in the state of Florida will grow to 48,990. This would require a 1% growth in the profession.
An automotive mechanic in Florida earns $37,550 per year on average. However, Florida automotive mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $17,680 per year to more than $69,670 per year in 2010. On average an automotive mechanic earns the most in the following Florida counties:
- Collier County - $44,510 per year
- Lee County - $43,210 per year
- Indian River County - $41,130 per year
An automotive mechanic in the following counties in Florida make the lowest salaries on average:
- Flagler County - $29,560 per year
- Calhoun County - $30,910 per year
- Escambia County - $31,910 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Florida statistics regarding a career in automotive repair. Take a look and compare salaries with various 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 Florida
- Certificate in Automotive Repair in Florida
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,995 miles from location||Walton Career Development Center||Defuniak Springs||FL||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,780 miles from location||Marchman Technical Education Center||New Port Richey||FL||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,694 miles from location||Immokalee Technical Center||Immokalee||FL||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,614 miles from location||Miami Dade College||Miami||FL||21.2072||n/a||59,120|
|5,613 miles from location||Broward College||Fort Lauderdale||FL||17.4756||n/a||37,360|
|5,728 miles from location||Florida State College at Jacksonville||Jacksonville||FL||18.8342||n/a||28,877|
|5,612 miles from location||Palm Beach State College||Lake Worth||FL||18.277||n/a||28,017|
|5,764 miles from location||Hillsborough Community College||Tampa||FL||20.5441||n/a||26,964|
|5,663 miles from location||Brevard Community College||Cocoa||FL||23.0121||n/a||17,853|
|5,685 miles from location||Daytona State College||Daytona Beach||FL||17.1637||n/a||17,352|
|5,633 miles from location||Indian River State College||Fort Pierce||FL||19.855||n/a||17,110|
|5,698 miles from location||Seminole State College of Florida||Sanford||FL||18.1118||n/a||16,417|
|5,770 miles from location||Santa Fe College||Gainesville||FL||24.8493||n/a||15,043|
|5,771 miles from location||State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota||Bradenton||FL||15.9671||n/a||11,746|
|6,058 miles from location||Pensacola State College||Pensacola||FL||16.7322||n/a||11,598|
|5,752 miles from location||College of Central Florida||Ocala||FL||17.9398||n/a||8,289|
|5,703 miles from location||Universal Technical Institute-Automotive Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute||Orlando||FL||7.1162||n/a||4,327|
|5,705 miles from location||South Florida Community College||Avon Park||FL||23.4449||n/a||2,902|
|5,614 miles from location||Lincoln College of Technology||West Palm Beach||FL||17.2026||n/a||2,542|
|5,942 miles from location||Chipola College||Marianna||FL||23.4792||n/a||2,341|
|5,703 miles from location||Mid Florida Tech||Orlando||FL||17.6537||n/a||2,042|
|5,616 miles from location||Sheridan Technical Center||Hollywood||FL||20.2387||n/a||1,778|
|5,622 miles from location||Miami Lakes Educational Center||Hialeah||FL||11.3357||n/a||1,493|
|5,619 miles from location||McFatter Technical Center||Fort Lauderdale||FL||21.6473||n/a||1,283|
|5,770 miles from location||Manatee Technical Institute||Bradenton||FL||13.0566||n/a||1,257|
|5,626 miles from location||Robert Morgan Educational Center||Miami||FL||3.88399||n/a||1,234|
|5,777 miles from location||Pinellas Technical Education Center||Saint Petersburg||FL||33.0622||n/a||1,231|
|5,617 miles from location||Atlantic Technical Center||Pompano Beach||FL||19.1074||n/a||1,226|
|5,887 miles from location||Lively Technical Center||Tallahassee||FL||15.5709||n/a||1,209|
|5,614 miles from location||ATI Career Training Center-Oakland Park||Fort Lauderdale||FL||3.25071||n/a||1,204|
|5,622 miles from location||ATI Career Training Center-Miami||Miami||FL||40.8761||100%||1,084|
|5,780 miles from location||Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater||Clearwater||FL||23.2628||n/a||1,064|
|5,616 miles from location||Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center||Miami||FL||9.39147||n/a||906|
|5,699 miles from location||Technical Education Center-Osceola||Kissimmee||FL||22.102||n/a||861|
|6,063 miles from location||George Stone Career Center||Pensacola||FL||11.5491||n/a||860|
|5,763 miles from location||D G Erwin Technical Center||Tampa||FL||26.2479||n/a||810|
|5,720 miles from location||Lee County High Tech Center Central||Fort Myers||FL||23.3596||n/a||777|
|5,691 miles from location||Wyotech-Daytona||Ormond Beach||FL||37.1517||100%||765|
|5,961 miles from location||Washington-Holmes Technical Center||Chipley||FL||23.7191||n/a||652|
|5,722 miles from location||Lake Technical Center||Eustis||FL||25.8482||n/a||587|
|5,716 miles from location||Ridge Career Center||Winter Haven||FL||10.9847||n/a||560|
|5,707 miles from location||First Coast Technical College||Saint Augustine||FL||32.0312||n/a||542|
|5,966 miles from location||Tom P Haney Technical Center||Panama City||FL||19.4387||n/a||516|
|5,714 miles from location||Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology||Naples||FL||12.9736||n/a||486|
|5,730 miles from location||Traviss Career Center||Lakeland||FL||34.8136||n/a||471|
|5,764 miles from location||Sarasota County Technical Institute||Sarasota||FL||33.611||n/a||471|
|5,741 miles from location||Charlotte Technical Center||Port Charlotte||FL||23.17||n/a||461|
|5,765 miles from location||Brewster Technical Center||Tampa||FL||10.3055||n/a||413|
|6,023 miles from location||CHOICE High School and Technical Center||Fort Walton Beach||FL||18.8268||n/a||329|
|5,761 miles from location||Withlacoochee Technical Institute||Inverness||FL||21.0939||n/a||324|
|6,050 miles from location||Radford M Locklin Technical Center||Milton||FL||7.94196||n/a||278|
|5,830 miles from location||Taylor Technical Institute||Perry||FL||15.2393||n/a||217|
|5,753 miles from location||Bradford-Union Area Career Technical Center||Starke||FL||35.8466||n/a||177|
|5,806 miles from location||Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center||Live Oak||FL||29.3341||n/a||139|
|5,623 miles from location||American Advanced Technicians Institute||Hialeah||FL||32.9403||100%||135|
Curious what studying Automotive gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Florida
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics +||35,150||$37,550||-13.7%|
|Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists +||9,050||$42,570||-32.2%|
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