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Schools Offering Automotive Repair Programs in New Hampshire


Approximately 0.2% of graduates in of New Hampshire receive automotive repair certificates every year. Thus, New Hampshire's 5 automotive schools put out approximately 77 automotive mechanics each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Hampshire with a automotive program is Lakes Region Community College, which is located in Laconia. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. 8 students graduated with a certificate in automotive from Lakes Region Community College in 2010. Students at Lakes Region Community College paid $6,450 per year in tuition fees.

White Mountains Community College, which was ranked 83rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a automotive program. It is located in Berlin. In 2010, 15 students graduated from White Mountains Community College automotive program. Tuition at White Mountains Community College was $7,123 per year.

The third-ranked school in New Hampshire with a automotive program is Manchester Community College, which is located in Manchester. In 2010, it was ranked 84th nationwide. In 2010, Manchester Community College graduated 15 students from its automotive programs. The tuition rate at Manchester Community College was $6,432 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Hampshire's automotive schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $6,638 per year, though tuition can range from $7,123 per year to $6,432 per year. In 2010, the automotive schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Hampshire were:

  1. White Mountains Community College - located in Berlin, students are charged $7,123 per year
  2. Nashua Community College - located in Nashua, students are charged $6,752 per year
  3. Lakes Region Community College - located in Laconia, students are charged $6,450 per year

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

  1. Manchester Community College - located in Manchester, students are charged $6,432 per year
  2. Great Bay Community College - located in Portsmouth, students are charged $6,432 per year
  3. Lakes Region Community College - located in Laconia, students are charged $6,450 per year

An automotive certificate from a New Hampshire school... what next?

Most people who graduate from automotive school in New Hampshire go on to work as an automotive mechanic. New Hampshire had 3,350 automotive mechanics in 2010. The largest populations of New Hampshire automotive mechanics are working in the following counties:

  1. Hillsborough County - 1,170 automotive mechanics
  2. Belknap County - 490 automotive mechanics
  3. York County - 390 automotive mechanics

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of automotive mechanics in the state of New Hampshire will grow to 4,500. This would require a 3% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, an automotive mechanic earns a salary of $40,060 per year in New Hampshire state. However, New Hampshire automotive mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $20,550 per year to more than $61,450 per year in 2010. The following counties in New Hampshire have the highest average salaries for automotive mechanics:

  1. Hillsborough County - $43,115 per year
  2. Strafford County - $40,750 per year
  3. Belknap County - $39,200 per year

The New Hampshire counties with the lowest average salary for automotive mechanics are:

  1. Carroll County - $33,670 per year
  2. Grafton County - $35,970 per year
  3. Cheshire County - $36,450 per year

More Information

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

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,296 miles from location Manchester Community College Manchester NH 16.0625 n/a 2,559
5,295 miles from location Nashua Community College Nashua NH 11.4539 n/a 2,147
5,267 miles from location Great Bay Community College Portsmouth NH 10.7122 n/a 1,850
5,303 miles from location Lakes Region Community College Laconia NH 18.1912 n/a 1,171
5,304 miles from location White Mountains Community College Berlin NH 17.1268 n/a 985
 

Curious what studying Automotive gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics + 3,350 $40,060 -16.0%
2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists + 890 $44,020 27.1%
 

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