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Schools Offering Automotive Repair Programs in Tennessee


Around 1.2% of Tennessee's graduates graduate from automotive repair certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 1,783 automotive mechanics graduate from Tennessee's 30 automotive schools each year.

Top Schools

Tennessee Technology Center at Paris, which was ranked 68th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Tennessee that has a automotive program. It is located in Paris. 22 students graduated with a certificate in automotive from Tennessee Technology Center at Paris in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Tennessee that has a automotive program is Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro. Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro, which was ranked 68th in the country in 2010, is located in Murfreesboro. 9 students graduated with certificate in automotive from Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro in 2010.

The third-ranked school in Tennessee with a automotive program is Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville, which is located in McMinnville. In 2010, it was ranked 68th nationwide. In 2010, Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville graduated 12 students from its automotive programs. Students at Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville paid $0 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Automotive schools in Tennessee, charge students an average tuition of $1,228 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $17,712 per year, or as little as $3,057 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Tennessee automotive schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Southern Adventist University - located in Collegedale, students are charged $17,712 per year
  2. Vatterott Career College - located in Memphis, students are charged $9,850 per year
  3. Southwest Tennessee Community College - located in Memphis, students are charged $3,117 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Tennessee automotive schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Nashville State Community College - located in Nashville, students are charged $3,057 per year
  2. Northeast State Community College - located in Blountville, students are charged $3,114 per year
  3. Southwest Tennessee Community College - located in Memphis, students are charged $3,117 per year

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

The highest percentage of automotive graduates in Tennessee pursue careers as an automotive mechanic. If you decide to work as an automotive mechanic in Tennessee, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 12,340 Tennessee automotive mechanics as of 2010. In Tennessee, the largest numbers of automotive mechanics work in the following counties:

  1. Cannon County - 3,300 automotive mechanics
  2. Crittenden County - 2,770 automotive mechanics
  3. Anderson County - 2,290 automotive mechanics

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 14,070 automotive mechanics will be working in Tennessee state. This would require the number of automotive mechanics to shrink by -4%.

Salary

On average, automotive mechanics earn $35,120 per year. In 2010, however, some Tennessee automotive mechanics earned as little as less than $16,390 per year or as much as more than $58,900 per year. The following counties in Tennessee have the highest average salaries for automotive mechanics:

  1. Cannon County - $38,850 per year
  2. Crittenden County - $38,290 per year
  3. Christian County - $36,280 per year

An automotive mechanic in the following counties in Tennessee make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Bedford County - $29,100 per year
  2. Bledsoe County - $29,290 per year
  3. Benton County - $29,740 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Tennessee 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 Tennessee
  • Certificate in Automotive Repair in Tennessee

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,227 miles from location Southwest Tennessee Community College Memphis TN 14.7936 100% 13,016
6,049 miles from location Nashville State Community College Nashville TN 13.5085 52% 8,869
5,803 miles from location Northeast State Community College Blountville TN 17.2694 89% 6,270
5,945 miles from location Southern Adventist University Collegedale TN 28.1437 56% 2,891
6,043 miles from location Nashville Auto Diesel College Inc Nashville TN 31.0463 91% 2,537
5,887 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Knoxville Knoxville TN 28.6057 n/a 1,055
6,088 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald Hohenwald TN 28.1844 n/a 877
5,851 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Morristown Morristown TN 29.7961 n/a 825
5,789 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Elizabethton Elizabethton TN 27.8719 n/a 795
6,227 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Memphis Memphis TN 22.0968 n/a 787
6,010 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Hartsville Hartsville TN 23.7514 n/a 748
6,079 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Dickson Dickson TN 26.7533 n/a 650
6,049 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Nashville Nashville TN 29.7471 n/a 644
5,965 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Livingston Livingston TN 26.9149 n/a 608
6,023 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville Shelbyville TN 29.9003 n/a 580
6,164 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson Jackson TN 28.0493 n/a 537
6,141 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at McKenzie McKenzie TN 30.4549 n/a 485
5,947 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville Crossville TN 24.4497 n/a 451
5,916 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman Harriman TN 31.0297 n/a 405
6,024 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Murfreesboro Murfreesboro TN 32.0196 n/a 372
5,920 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Oneida-Huntsville Huntsville TN 28.0966 n/a 366
6,130 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Crump Crump TN 25.8126 n/a 359
5,986 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville McMinnville TN 31.8239 n/a 314
6,206 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Covington Covington TN 28.0115 n/a 302
5,922 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Athens Athens TN 30.7859 n/a 285
6,130 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Paris Paris TN 32.4163 n/a 283
6,176 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Whiteville Whiteville TN 26.1354 n/a 266
6,215 miles from location Vatterott Career College Memphis TN n/a n/a 257
5,902 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Jacksboro Jacksboro TN 24.7131 n/a 247
6,184 miles from location Tennessee Technology Center at Newbern Newbern TN 29.2042 n/a 145
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics + 12,340 $35,120 -0.4%
2
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists + 5,120 $39,300 -21.0%
 

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