Mechanic and Auto Technician Programs in Wyoming

On this site you will discover detailed data on automotive and diesel mechanic schools and education options in the state of Wyoming. Additionally, you will find detailed information job prospects and current wage rates. [En Español]

Job Outlook

In 2016, as stated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 1,570 people working as auto mechanics or automotive service technicians in the state of Wyoming. Moreover, there were 290 people in employment as automotive body and glass repair technicians, as well as a further 1,280 in employment as diesel engine mechanics for trucks and buses. Employment for auto mechanics in the cowboy state is expected to fall slightly by 6.6% in the decade to 2024.

Mechanic Salaries in Wyoming

The average salary for auto service technicians and mechanics in the nation’s 51st most populous state, in 2016, was $45,180 (BLS), or around $21.72 per hour. Automotive collision repair specialists earned an average annual salary of $48,870, or a wage of $23.49 per hour, during the same period, and bus and truck engine mechanics earned $55,150 or $26.52 per hour.

Salaries in Wyoming by Occupation

OccupationTotal EmployedAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual SalaryLowest 10%Highest 10%
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics1,570$21.72$45,180$26,820$68,890
Automotive Body and Related Repairers240$23.49$48,870$26,490$75,620
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers50$18.07$37,590$24,240$55,910
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists1,280$26.52$55,150$35,650$77,250

Auto Mechanic Salaries in Wyoming by Region

RegionTotal EmployedMean Hourly WageMean Annual Salary
Casper, WY230$20.06$41,730
Cheyenne, WY270$21.30$44,300

Popular Colleges

College Programs

Casper, WY Area

Casper College

125 College Dr, Casper, Wyoming 82601-4699
(307) 268-2110
Automotive Technology – Certificate Program, Automotive Technology – Associate Program

Casper College offers multiple training options, including a Certificate program and an Associate program. Classes are taken at their campus in the city of Casper. This public college has about 3,680 students in total, with the majority of students on 2-year programs. The college is institutionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Tuition fees for in-state students are around $2,832 and for out-of-state students approximately $7,104 annually. Study materials can cost around $960, depending on the program chosen.

Cheyenne, WY Area

Laramie County Community College

1400 E College Dr, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82007-3299
(307) 778-5222 x1357
Automotive Technology – Certificate Program, Automotive Technology – Associate Program

Laramie County Community College offers multiple training options, including a Certificate program and an Associate program. All programs are based at their campus in Cheyenne in Laramie County, WY. This public college has about 4,181 students in total, with most students on 2-year programs. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Furthermore, the college has NATEF program accreditation. Fees for tuition for in-state students are likely to be in the order of $3,306 and for students from outside the state likely to be about $7,578 yearly. Learning materials may cost about $1,320, although this will vary with the program.

Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area Area

Sheridan College

3059 S Coffeen Ave, Sheridan, Wyoming 82801
(307) 674-6446 x0
Diesel Technology – Certificate Program, Diesel Technology – Associate Program

Sheridan College offers multiple training options, including a Certificate program and an Associate program. Classes are taken at their campus in the town of Sheridan, Wyoming. The college has in the region of 4,307 students in total, with the majority of students on 2-year programs. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Fees for tuition for in-state students are about $3,156 and for students from other states likely to be about $7,428 yearly, while study materials may cost roughly $1,500, depending on the program.

Northwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area Area

Central Wyoming College

2660 Peck Avenue, Riverton, Wyoming 82501
(800) 735-8418
Automotive Technology – Certificate Program, Automotive Technology – Associate Program

Central Wyoming College offers various Certificate program options for mechanics, a Certificate program and an Associate program. All programs are based at their campus in the town of Riverton, WY. Most of the school’s 2,116 students are on 2-year programs. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. Fees for tuition for in-state students are about $2,856 and for students from other states likely to be about $7,128 yearly, while books and supplies may cost about $1,200, although this varies from program to program.

Southeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area Area

Wyotech-Laramie

1889 Venture Drive, Laramie, Wyoming 82070
(307) 742-3776
Automotive Technology – Certificate Program, Automotive Technology – Associate Program

Wyotech offers multiple training options, including a Certificate program and an Associate program. All programs are taught at their Laramie campus in the town of Laramie. Most of the school’s 462 students are on 2-year programs. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. Additionally, the college has NATEF program accreditation. The retention rate of full-time students at this college is over 80%. Tuition fees for the Automotive Technology program are usually about $24,321 per year. Typically, the program is completed in 9 months.

Southwestern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area Area

Western Wyoming Community College

2500 College Dr, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901
(307) 382-1600
Automotive Technology – Certificate Program, Automotive Technology – Associate Program

Western Wyoming Community College offers multiple training options, including a Certificate program and an Associate program. All programs are taught at their campus in the town of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The college has around 3,298 students in total, with the majority of students on 2-year programs. The college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. The retention rate of full-time students at this college is over 80%. Fees for tuition for in-state students are likely to be in the order of $2,576 and for students from outside the state likely to be about $6,848 yearly. Study materials can cost about $1,200, 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.

Neighbor States

See options in Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Colorado, Utah and Idaho.

NATEF Accredited Secondary School Programs

At present there are no NATEF accredited high school programs in the state of Wyoming.