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Schools Offering Automotive Repair Programs in Hawaii


Approximately 0.6% of graduates in of Hawaii receive automotive repair certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 132 automotive mechanics graduate from Hawaii's 6 automotive schools.

Top Schools

Hawaii Community College, which is located in Hilo, is the top-ranked school in Hawaii that has a automotive program. It received a ranking of 87th in the country in 2010. 58 students graduated with a certificate in automotive from Hawaii Community College in 2010. Students at Hawaii Community College paid $2,246 per year in tuition fees.

University of Hawaii Maui College, which is located in Kahului, is the second-ranked school in Hawaii that has a automotive program. It received a ranking of 90th in the country in 2010. 6 students graduated with certificate in automotive from University of Hawaii Maui College in 2010. Students at University of Hawaii Maui College paid $2,238 per year in tuition fees.

Honolulu Community College, which was ranked 90th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Hawaii that has a automotive program. It is located in Honolulu. In 2010, Honolulu Community College graduated 30 students from its automotive programs. The tuition rate at Honolulu Community College was $2,142 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Hawaii's automotive schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $2,185 per year, though tuition can range from $2,246 per year to $2,142 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Hawaii automotive schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Hawaii Community College - located in Hilo, students are charged $2,246 per year
  2. University of Hawaii Maui College - located in Kahului, students are charged $2,238 per year
  3. Kauai Community College - located in Lihue, students are charged $2,172 per year

The automotive schools in Hawaii that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Honolulu Community College - located in Honolulu, students are charged $2,142 per year
  2. Windward Community College - located in Kaneohe, students are charged $2,152 per year
  3. Leeward Community College - located in Pearl City, students are charged $2,157 per year

An automotive certificate from a Hawaii school... what next?

Most people who graduate from automotive school in Hawaii go on to work as an automotive mechanic. If you decide to work as an automotive mechanic in Hawaii, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 2,190 Hawaii automotive mechanics as of 2010. In Hawaii, the largest numbers of automotive mechanics work in the following counties:

  1. Honolulu County - 1,480 automotive mechanics
  2. Hawaii County - 710 automotive mechanics

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of automotive mechanics is expected to grow by 5% by 2018. There are projected to be 3,080 automotive mechanics working in the Hawaii then.

Salary

On average, an automotive mechanic earns a salary of $41,610 per year in Hawaii state. In 2010, however, some Hawaii automotive mechanics earned as little as less than $22,690 per year or as much as more than $64,850 per year. An automotive mechanic in the following Hawaii counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Honolulu County - $44,130 per year
  2. Hawaii County - $36,400 per year

On average, automotive mechanics earns the least in the following Hawaii counties:

  1. Hawaii County - $36,400 per year
  2. Honolulu County - $44,130 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in automotive repair in Hawaii and to compare salaries with various related fields such as automotive or plumbing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Automotive Repair in Hawaii
  • Certificate in Automotive Repair in Hawaii

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
10,353 miles from location Leeward Community College Pearl City HI 9.01906 n/a 7,484
10,351 miles from location Honolulu Community College Honolulu HI 9.37922 n/a 4,567
10,302 miles from location University of Hawaii Maui College Kahului HI 10.2989 n/a 4,114
10,280 miles from location Hawaii Community College Hilo HI 13.1241 n/a 3,275
10,344 miles from location Windward Community College Kaneohe HI 8.23652 n/a 2,316
10,392 miles from location Kauai Community College Lihue HI 9.10874 n/a 1,345
 

Curious what studying Automotive gets you?

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics + 2,190 $41,610 -16.4%
2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists + 590 $54,090 -28.9%
 

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