There are schools offering automotive training in Nebraska!
Schools Offering Automotive Repair Programs in Nebraska
Around 0.9% of Nebraska's graduates graduate from automotive repair certificate programs every year. That means an estimated 469 automotive mechanics graduate from Nebraska's 6 automotive schools each year.
Northeast Community College, which was ranked 75th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nebraska that has a automotive program. It is located in Norfolk. In 2010, 56 students graduated from Northeast Community College's automotive program. The tuition rate at Northeast Community College was $2,612 per year.
Mid-Plains Community College, which is located in North Platte, is the second-ranked school in Nebraska that has a automotive program. It received a ranking of 78th in the country in 2010. 13 students graduated with certificate in automotive from Mid-Plains Community College in 2010. Students at Mid-Plains Community College paid $2,550 per year in tuition fees.
Southeast Community College Area, which was ranked 78th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nebraska that has a automotive program. It is located in Lincoln. 171 students graduated with certificate in automotive from Southeast Community College Area in 2010. Students at Southeast Community College Area paid $2,205 per year in tuition fees.
If you choose to attend a Nebraska automotive school, average tuition will be $2,370 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,040 per year to $2,612 per year. The Nebraska automotive schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Northeast Community College - located in Norfolk, students are charged $2,612 per year
- Mid-Plains Community College - located in North Platte, students are charged $2,550 per year
- Central Community College - located in Grand Island, students are charged $2,430 per year
The automotive schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Nebraska were:
- Western Nebraska Community College - located in Scottsbluff, students are charged $2,040 per year
- Southeast Community College Area - located in Lincoln, students are charged $2,205 per year
- Metropolitan Community College Area - located in Omaha, students are charged $2,385 per year
An automotive certificate from a Nebraska school... what next?
A large number of Nebraska automotive graduates become automotive mechanics. 3,960 automotive mechanics were working in Nebraska in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Nebraska automotive mechanics:
- Harrison County - 1,920 automotive mechanics
- Lancaster County - 560 automotive mechanics
- Adams County - 560 automotive mechanics
The government projects that the number of automotive mechanics in Nebraska will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 5,320 automotive mechanics working in Nebraska.
On average, an automotive mechanic earns a salary of $34,880 per year in Nebraska state. However, Nebraska automotive mechanics earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,230 per year to more than $51,960 per year in 2010. The counties in Nebraska with the highest average salary for an automotive mechanic are:
- Harrison County - $38,350 per year
- Lancaster County - $35,940 per year
- Antelope County - $32,220 per year
The Nebraska counties with the lowest average salary for automotive mechanics are:
- Butler County - $27,610 per year
- Adams County - $30,320 per year
- Arthur County - $31,120 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Nebraska 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 Nebraska
- Certificate in Automotive Repair in Nebraska
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics||3,960||$34,880||-13.7%|
|Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists||2,220||$36,790||-44.4%|
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