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Automotive Schools in Los Angeles, California

There are 26 schools located around Los Angeles, CA offering automotive programs. 2,517 students graduated with degrees from Los Angeles automotive schools in 2010. 2,425 of all these students graduated with certificates and 92 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

3,836 students graduate from automotive programs in this city, on average, each year. This accounts for approximately 41% of automotive students who schools in the state of California graduate. Out of those, 2,425 students graduated with automotive certificates and 92 with an associate's level degree.

26 automotive schools are located in Los Angeles. And of these, four schools are private, while 22 schools are public. While private automotive school tuition varies from $17,407 to $30,650, tuition at a public automotive school varies from $656 to $817.

Average tuition for programs in automotive technology is $823. While the lowest tuition in Los Angeles, which is $656 every year, is at Cypress College, the highest tuition for automotive programs, which is $30,650 each year, is at the Universal Technical Institute of California Inc.

Automotive schools in Los Angeles offer certificates and associates degrees.

Automotive Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Los Angeles, California

3,836 students graduate from automotive programs in this city, on average, each year. This accounts for approximately 41% of automotive students who schools in the state of California graduate. Out of those, 2,425 students graduated with automotive certificates and 92 with an associate's level degree.

Automotive Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Los Angeles, California

  • Certificate 2006: 2403
  • Certificate 2007: 2570
  • Certificate 2008: 4866
  • Certificate 2009: 2036
  • Certificate 2010: 2425
  • Associate 2006: 94
  • Associate 2007: 89
  • Associate 2008: 290
  • Associate 2009: 123
  • Associate 2010: 92

Automotive Program Availability in Los Angeles, California

Schools in Los Angeles offer a total of 87 automotive programs. Of these programs, about 58.6% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Automotive Program Availability in Los Angeles, California

  • Certificate: 51
  • Associate: 36

Career Trends

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32500
  • 25th Percentile: 47110
  • Median: 58240
  • 75th Percentile: 77600
  • 90th Percentile: 118480

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 21770
  • 25th Percentile: 26230
  • Median: 35120
  • 75th Percentile: 47230
  • 90th Percentile: 60000

Career Trends

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

Transportation Vehicle, Equipment and Systems Inspectors, Except Aviation — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57350
  • Median Salary 2007: 58300
  • Median Salary 2008: 58920
  • Median Salary 2009: 58810
  • Median Salary 2010: 58240
  • Total Employed 2006: 730
  • Total Employed 2007: 670
  • Total Employed 2008: 770
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 710

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32040
  • Median Salary 2007: 33050
  • Median Salary 2008: 35300
  • Median Salary 2009: 34550
  • Median Salary 2010: 35120
  • Total Employed 2006: 17890
  • Total Employed 2007: 16770
  • Total Employed 2008: 15280
  • Total Employed 2009: 13760
  • Total Employed 2010: 13840

Los Angeles vs California Automotive Employment

Los Angeles vs California Automotive Employment

  • Employed in Los Angeles: 25.318% (14550)

Automotive Schools in Los Angeles, California

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1. The Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center

10925 South Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 564-1431x300

The Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center is a public institution, founded in 1966. This school, which is 8.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Los Angeles, CA. Students are offered 11 certificates by it. In 2010, 1,362 students sought degrees from the 11 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as nursing, healthcare management, and business. It is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

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2. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

400 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015-4181
(213) 763-7000

Los Angeles Trade Technical College offers eight automotive programs. Of those, it offers students five automotive certificates and three associate's level automotive technology degrees. This technical college, which is just 7.9 miles from neighboring Culver City, is within commuting distance of central Los Angeles. This school is one of 2 technical colleges in Los Angeles.

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3. Abram Friedman Occupational Center

1646 S. Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015-3507
(213) 765-2400

Abram Friedman Occupational Center offers one automotive program and AFOC, which is just 13.2 miles from neighboring Manhattan Beach, is located just a short commute away from within Los Angeles. AFOC is one of 8 public post-secondary institutions in Los Angeles.