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Schools Offering Automotive Repair Programs in Oklahoma


Around 1.1% of Oklahoma's graduates graduate from automotive repair certificate programs every year. Thus, Oklahoma's 45 automotive schools put out approximately 1,103 automotive mechanics each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma with a automotive program is Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, which is located in Muskogee. In 2010, it was ranked 60th nationwide. In 2010, Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee graduated 93 students from its automotive program.

Northwest Technology Center-Fairview, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a automotive program. It is located in Fairview.

Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell, which was ranked 63rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a automotive program. It is located in Stilwell. 18 students graduated with certificate in automotive from Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell in 2010. The tuition rate at Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell was $0 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Oklahoma automotive school, average tuition will be $203 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,659 per year to $3,795 per year. In 2010, the automotive schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Oklahoma were:

  1. Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee - located in Okmulgee, students are charged $3,795 per year
  2. Rose State College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,660 per year
  3. Oklahoma City Community College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,659 per year

The following Oklahoma automotive schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Oklahoma City Community College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,659 per year
  2. Rose State College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,660 per year
  3. Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee - located in Okmulgee, students are charged $3,795 per year

An automotive certificate from an Oklahoma school... what next?

A large number of Oklahoma automotive graduates become automotive mechanics. 7,470 automotive mechanics were working in Oklahoma in 2010. The Oklahoma counties with the largest populations of automotive mechanics are:

  1. Canadian County - 2,750 automotive mechanics
  2. Creek County - 1,710 automotive mechanics
  3. Atoka County - 1,180 automotive mechanics

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of automotive mechanics is expected to grow by 7% by 2018. There are projected to be 9,420 automotive mechanics working in the Oklahoma then.

Salary

An automotive mechanic in Oklahoma makes an average of $33,170 per year. In 2010, however, some Oklahoma automotive mechanics earned as little as less than $16,580 per year or as much as more than $56,230 per year. The following counties in Oklahoma have the highest average salaries for automotive mechanics:

  1. Canadian County - $35,330 per year
  2. Creek County - $32,680 per year
  3. Adair County - $32,520 per year

The following counties in Oklahoma have the lowest average salaries for automotive mechanics:

  1. Atoka County - $30,640 per year
  2. Comanche County - $30,710 per year
  3. Cherokee County - $31,810 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 7,470 $33,170 0.3%
2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3,430 $38,110 18.3%
 

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