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Automotive Schools in Riverside, California

There are 24 schools located near Riverside, CA offering automotive programs. In 2010, 2,353 students graduated with degrees from Riverside automotive schools. 2,272 of all these students graduated with certificates and 81 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

3,696 students graduate from programs in Riverside in automotive technology, on average, each year. This accounts for 39% of automotive students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 2,272 students graduated with automotive certificates and 81 with an associate's level degree.

24 automotive schools are in Riverside. And of these, four schools are private, while 20 schools are public. While tuition at a private automotive school varies from $17,407 to $30,650, public automotive school tuition varies from $634 to $817.

Average tuition for programs in automotive technology is $837. While the lowest tuition in Riverside, which is $634 each year, is at Victor Valley College, the highest tuition for automotive programs, which is $30,650 per year, is at the Universal Technical Institute of California Inc.

Riverside schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing automotive.

Automotive Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Riverside, California

3,696 students graduate from programs in Riverside in automotive technology, on average, each year. This accounts for 39% of automotive students who schools in the state of California graduate. More specifically, 2,272 students graduated with automotive certificates and 81 with an associate's level degree.

Automotive Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Riverside, California

  • Certificate 2006: 2393
  • Certificate 2007: 2571
  • Certificate 2008: 4756
  • Certificate 2009: 2026
  • Certificate 2010: 2272
  • Associate 2006: 88
  • Associate 2007: 88
  • Associate 2008: 283
  • Associate 2009: 123
  • Associate 2010: 81

Automotive Program Availability in Riverside, California

Schools in Riverside offer a total of 84 programs in automotive technology. Of these programs, 59.5% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Automotive Program Availability in Riverside, California

  • Certificate: 50
  • Associate: 34

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: 22160
  • 25th Percentile: 24820
  • Median: 46300
  • 75th Percentile: 55810
  • 90th Percentile: 94180

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 24350
  • 25th Percentile: 29640
  • Median: 38420
  • 75th Percentile: 47920
  • 90th Percentile: 60560

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: 74770
  • Median Salary 2007: 46850
  • Median Salary 2008: 37230
  • Median Salary 2009: 45040
  • Median Salary 2010: 46300
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36390
  • Median Salary 2007: 35370
  • Median Salary 2008: 36670
  • Median Salary 2009: 37530
  • Median Salary 2010: 38420
  • Total Employed 2006: 7010
  • Total Employed 2007: 8020
  • Total Employed 2008: 6720
  • Total Employed 2009: 5750
  • Total Employed 2010: 5100

Riverside vs California Automotive Employment

Riverside vs California Automotive Employment

  • Employed in Riverside: 9.292% (5340)

Automotive Schools in Riverside, California

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1. Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 222-8000x8979

Riverside City College, which is 16.5 miles from Ontario, is located within commuting distance of central Riverside. It offers four programs in automotive technology. More specifically, this college offers two automotive certificates to students and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. Overall, 20,585 students seek degrees in 122 programs at this community college.