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Automotive Schools in Connecticut

There are five schools in the state of Connecticut offering automotive programs. 744 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut automotive schools in 2010. 735 of all these students graduated with certificates and nine of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,279 students graduate from programs in this state in automotive technology, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of automotive students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 735 students graduated with certificates in automotive technology and nine with a degree at the associate's level.

Five automotive schools are in this state. And of these, two schools are public, while three schools are private. While public automotive school tuition is $3,406, tuition at a private automotive school is $24,200.

Average tuition for automotive programs is $6,005. While the lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $3,406 per year, is at Naugatuck Valley Community College, the highest tuition for automotive programs, which is $24,200 per year, is at the Lincoln Technical Institute-East Windsor.

Connecticut schools offer certificates and associates degrees in automotive.

Automotive Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

1,279 students graduate from programs in this state in automotive technology, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of automotive students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 735 students graduated with certificates in automotive technology and nine with a degree at the associate's level.

Automotive Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 649
  • Certificate 2007: 573
  • Certificate 2008: 1797
  • Certificate 2009: 635
  • Certificate 2010: 735
  • Associate 2006: 3
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 18
  • Associate 2009: 5
  • Associate 2010: 9

Automotive Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of eight programs in automotive technology. Of these programs, about 87.5% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Automotive Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 1

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: 40610
  • 25th Percentile: 52660
  • Median: 62990
  • 75th Percentile: 90180
  • 90th Percentile: 113670

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22000
  • 25th Percentile: 29220
  • Median: 40880
  • 75th Percentile: 54350
  • 90th Percentile: 68210

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: 60310
  • Median Salary 2007: 58210
  • Median Salary 2008: 60480
  • Median Salary 2009: 63770
  • Median Salary 2010: 62990
  • Total Employed 2006: 210
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 250
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38920
  • Median Salary 2007: 39650
  • Median Salary 2008: 40240
  • Median Salary 2009: 40240
  • Median Salary 2010: 40880
  • Total Employed 2006: 8550
  • Total Employed 2007: 8300
  • Total Employed 2008: 8160
  • Total Employed 2009: 7660
  • Total Employed 2010: 8110

Connecticut vs National Automotive Employment

Connecticut vs National Automotive Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.358% (8310)

Automotive Schools in Connecticut

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1. The Bristol Technical Education Center

431 Minor Street
Bristol, CT 6010
(860) 584-8433

The Bristol Technical Education Center, which is very close to Bristol, Connecticut, is located in a rural area and it offers one program in automotive technology. This school is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. This vocational school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering automotive technology.

2. The Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

670 Lordship Blvd
Stratford, CT 06615-7158
(203) 375-4463

The Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in automotive technology. Overall, 2,743 students pursue degrees in 12 programs at this school. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in automotive technology.

3. The Porter and Chester Institute of Branford

221 W Main St
Branford, CT 6405
(203) 315-1060

The Porter and Chester Institute of Branford is in the suburbs of Branford, Connecticut and it offers one automotive program. It is a for-profit institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in automotive technology.

4. The Lincoln Technical Institute - East Windsor

97 Newberry Road
East Windsor, CT 6088
(860) 627-4300

The Lincoln Technical Institute-East Windsor offers three automotive programs. This school offers students three automotive certificates. This school is in East Windsor, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 1,609 students pursue degrees in seven programs at this school. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering automotive technology.

5. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College is in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. It offers two programs in automotive technology. Specifically, this college offers one automotive certificate to students and one associate's level automotive technology degree. 7,195 students seek degrees in 69 Naugatuck Valley Community College programs, overall. This college is the third oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering automotive programs.

6. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1992. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in New Haven, CT. It is the 11th biggest institution in the state of Connecticut. It offers subjects such as education and nursing. It offers students 30 certificates and 36 associates level degrees. 7,328 students sought degrees from the 48 programs at this college in 2010. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. This community college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.