Mechanic and Auto Technician Programs in Vermont
Below you will find comprehensive information on mechanic schools and education options both public and private in the state of Vermont. Also, you will find comprehensive data employment prospects and salaries in the Green Mountain state. [En Español]
As stated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)there were 1,890 people working as auto mechanics or automotive service technicians in the state of Vermont in 2016. Moreover, there were 710 people employed as automotive body and glass repair technicians, as well as a further 650 employed as diesel engine mechanics for trucks and buses. It is predicted that, in the decade to 2024, employment for automotive service technicians and mechanics in the Green Mountain state will expand by 5.7%.
In 2016, the average salary for auto service technicians and mechanics in the nation’s 50th most populous state was $37,560 (BLS). Auto collision repairers made an average salary of $42,830, or $20.59 per hour, for the same year, and diesel mechanics made $44,880 or $21.58 per hour.
Salaries in Vermont by Occupation
|Occupation||Total Employed||Average Hourly Wage||Average Annual Salary||Lowest 10%||Highest 10%|
|Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics||1,890||$18.06||$37,560||$23,610||$53,620|
|Automotive Body and Related Repairers||580||$20.59||$42,830||$28,550||$60,380|
|Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers||130||$16.51||$34,340||$21,710||$53,110|
|Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists||650||$21.58||$44,880||$31,820||$61,740|
Auto Mechanic Salaries in Vermont by Region
|Region||Total Employed||Mean Hourly Wage||Mean Annual Salary|
|Burlington-South Burlington, VT||660||$16.99||$35,330|
124 Admin Drive, Randolph, Vermont 05061
Automotive Technology – Associate Program
Vermont Technical College offers various Associate program options for mechanics. Classes are taken at their campus in Randolph in Orange County, VT. The majority of of the school’s 1,559 students are on 4-year programs. The college is institutionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Furthermore, the college has NATEF program accreditation. The cost of tuition for students living in the state is roughly about $14,026 and for students from other states around $25,858 for each academic year, while study materials may cost roughly $1,000, depending on the program.
* Tuition fees and accredition status are correct at the time of writing, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/). Confirm with college before applying.
Below is a list of NATEF accredited high school programs, offering training in automotive technology, autobody and collision repair and diesel mechanic programs in the state of Vermont. Please note that accreditation status is correct at the time of writing and may have since changed. Please check with the school and with NATEF before making any commitment.
Hartford Area Career & Technology Center
1 Gifford Rd., White River Junction, VT 5001
Automotive Program: AYES
Contact: Shawn Cassidy
Tel: (802) 295-8630
Programs: Maintenance and Light Repair
Auto Body/Collision Program
Contact: Lee Hathorn
Tel: (802) 295-8620
Programs: Damage Analysis/Estimating/Customer Serv, Painting and Refinishing