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Schools Offering Automotive Repair Programs in Nevada


Around 0.1% of Nevada's graduates graduate from automotive repair certificate programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 39 automotive mechanics graduate from Nevada's 4 automotive schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Nevada that has a automotive program is Great Basin College. Great Basin College, which was ranked 82nd in the country in 2010, is located in Elko. 10 students graduated with a certificate in automotive from Great Basin College in 2010. The tuition rate at Great Basin College was $2,243 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada with a automotive program is Truckee Meadows Community College, which is located in Reno. In 2010, it was ranked 88th nationwide. 10 students graduated with certificate in automotive from Truckee Meadows Community College in 2010. Students at Truckee Meadows Community College paid $2,243 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Nevada that has a automotive program is College of Southern Nevada. College of Southern Nevada, which was ranked 91st in the country in 2010, is located in Las Vegas. In 2010, College of Southern Nevada graduated 12 students from its automotive programs. Students at College of Southern Nevada paid $2,243 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Nevada's automotive schools ranges from $2,243 per year to $2,243 per year. But, the average tuition is $2,243 per year. The Nevada automotive schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Great Basin College - located in Elko, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

The following Nevada automotive schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Great Basin College - located in Elko, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

Most people who graduate from automotive school in Nevada go on to work as an automotive mechanic. Nevada had 4,590 automotive mechanics in 2010. The largest populations of Nevada automotive mechanics are working in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 3,030 automotive mechanics
  2. Pinal County - 890 automotive mechanics
  3. Elko County - 320 automotive mechanics

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 6,630 automotive mechanics will be working in Nevada state. This would require the number of automotive mechanics to grow by 14%.

Salary

An automotive mechanic in Nevada earns $40,850 per year on average. But, salaries for automotive mechanics can vary. In 2010, automotive mechanics made as little as less than $21,320 per year or as much as more than $77,090 per year in Nevada. On average an automotive mechanic earns the most in the following Nevada counties:

  1. Pinal County - $48,610 per year
  2. Elko County - $46,620 per year
  3. Carson City County - $43,280 per year

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

  1. Clark County - $37,720 per year
  2. Churchill County - $42,240 per year
  3. Carson City County - $43,280 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in automotive repair in Nevada 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 Nevada
  • Certificate in Automotive Repair in Nevada

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
7,792 miles from location Western Nevada College Carson City NV 8.29894 n/a 5,229
7,553 miles from location Great Basin College Elko NV 17.5004 n/a 3,647
 

Curious what studying Automotive gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Nevada

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics + 4,590 $40,850 -3.2%
2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists + 1,410 $50,360 -24.6%
 

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