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Automotive Schools in Florida

There are 40 Florida schools offering automotive programs. In 2010, 1,974 students graduated with degrees from Florida automotive schools. 1,910 of all these students graduated with certificates and 64 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

3,796 students graduate from automotive programs in Florida, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from automotive programs. More specifically, 1,910 students graduated with automotive certificates and 64 with an associate's level degree.

40 automotive schools are in Florida. And of these, while 36 schools are public, four schools are private. Tuition at a private automotive school varies from $19,822 to $24,700, while public automotive school tuition varies from $1,148 to $5,510.

Average tuition for automotive programs is $3,245. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $1,148 per year, is at Mid Florida Tech, while the highest tuition for automotive programs, which is $24,700 each year, is at the Universal Technical Institute-Auto- Motorcycle- & Marine Mechanics Institute Divisio-Orlando.

Automotive schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees.

Automotive Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

3,796 students graduate from automotive programs in Florida, on average, per year. This accounts for 3% of students who schools in the United States graduate from automotive programs. More specifically, 1,910 students graduated with automotive certificates and 64 with an associate's level degree.

Automotive Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1637
  • Certificate 2007: 1585
  • Certificate 2008: 5523
  • Certificate 2009: 1622
  • Certificate 2010: 1910
  • Associate 2006: 20
  • Associate 2007: 49
  • Associate 2008: 95
  • Associate 2009: 37
  • Associate 2010: 64

Automotive Program Availability in Florida

Schools in this state offer a total of 73 programs in automotive technology. Of these programs, close to 94.5% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Automotive Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 69
  • Associate: 4

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: 31410
  • 25th Percentile: 40300
  • Median: 55430
  • 75th Percentile: 95270
  • 90th Percentile: 115950

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20920
  • 25th Percentile: 27280
  • Median: 35840
  • 75th Percentile: 46370
  • 90th Percentile: 57150

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: 67610
  • Median Salary 2007: 66020
  • Median Salary 2008: 51310
  • Median Salary 2009: 49140
  • Median Salary 2010: 55430
  • Total Employed 2006: 800
  • Total Employed 2007: 740
  • Total Employed 2008: 870
  • Total Employed 2009: 960
  • Total Employed 2010: 830

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32320
  • Median Salary 2007: 32140
  • Median Salary 2008: 34110
  • Median Salary 2009: 35610
  • Median Salary 2010: 35840
  • Total Employed 2006: 41670
  • Total Employed 2007: 44220
  • Total Employed 2008: 43560
  • Total Employed 2009: 37590
  • Total Employed 2010: 35150

Florida vs National Automotive Employment

Florida vs National Automotive Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 5.881% (35980)

Automotive Schools in Florida

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1. Chipola College

3094 Indian Circle
Marianna, FL 32446-2053
(850) 526-2761

Chipola College offers one program in automotive technology and this school is located in town of Marianna, Florida. 2,211 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at this small school, overall.

2. The Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center

750 NW 20 Street
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 324-6070x7009

The Lindsey Hopkins Technical Education Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1937. This school, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Miami, FL. It offers 20 certificates to students. In 2010, 912 students pursued degrees from the 20 programs at this vocational school. It offers subjects including early childhood education and electrical technology. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this school. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

3. South Florida Community College

600 W College Dr
Avon Park, FL 33825-9356
(863) 453-6661

South Florida Community College is located in Avon Park, FL. It offers two automotive programs. This college offers students two certificates in automotive technology. It is a public 2-year institution.

4. The Lee County High Tech Center Central

3800 Michigan Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33916-2204
(239) 334-4544

The Lee County High Tech Center Central, which is 2.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fort Myers, FL. It offers four programs in automotive technology. Students are offered four automotive certificates by it. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

5. The Lincoln College of Technology - West Palm Beach

2410 Metrocentre Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
(561) 842-8324

The Lincoln College of Technology-West Palm Beach is 3.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers two programs in automotive technology. More specifically, students are offered one automotive certificate by it and one associate's level degree in automotive technology. Overall, 2,690 students pursue degrees in 28 programs at Lincoln Tech.

6. The Manatee Technical Institute

5603 34th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34210-5603
(941) 751-7900x2244

The Manatee Technical Institute is located in the suburbs of Bradenton, Florida and this school offers one automotive program. This school is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida.

7. The Technical Education Center - Osceola

501 Simpson Rd
Kissimmee, FL 34744
(407) 344-5080x15351

The Technical Education Center-Osceola is in the suburbs of Kissimmee, Florida and it offers one program in automotive technology. 637 students pursue degrees in 23 programs at this school, overall.

8. The Pinellas Technical Education Center - St Petersburg

901 34th St S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711-2209
(727) 893-2500

The Pinellas Technical Education Center-St Petersburg, which is near the center of the city, is in St. Petersburg, FL and it offers one automotive program. Overall, 2,219 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this school.

9. The Charlotte Technical Center

18150 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, FL 33948-3399
(941) 255-7500

The Charlotte Technical Center is located in the suburbs of Port Charlotte, Florida and this school offers one automotive program. 404 students seek degrees in 15 Charlotte Technical Center programs, overall.

10. The Immokalee Technical Center

508 N 9th St
Immokalee, FL 34142
(239) 377-9900

The Immokalee Technical Center is a public 2-year institution. This school is in Immokalee, FL. This school offers students 13 certificates. In 2010, 278 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at this vocational school. This school offers subjects including accounting, nursing, and early childhood education. This school is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

11. The Bradford-Union Area Career Technical Center

609 N Orange St
Starke, FL 32091
(904) 966-6764

The Bradford-Union Area Career Technical Center is located in Starke, FL and it offers one program in automotive technology. This school is a public 2-year institution.

12. The CHOICE High School and Technical Center

1976 Lewis Turner Blvd
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-3500

The CHOICE High School and Technical Center, which is very close to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is located in a rural setting and it offers one automotive program. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

13. The Withlacoochee Technical Institute

1201 W Main St
Inverness, FL 34450-4696
(352) 726-2430

The Withlacoochee Technical Institute is located in town of Inverness, Florida. It offers two programs in automotive technology. Students are offered two automotive certificates by this public school. 532 students seek degrees in 18 Withlacoochee Technical Institute programs, overall.

14. The Brewster Technical Center

2222 N Tampa St
Tampa, FL 33602-2196
(813) 276-5448

The Brewster Technical Center, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tampa, FL and this school offers one program in automotive technology. 456 students pursue degrees in 16 Brewster Technical Center programs, overall.

15. Mid Florida Tech

2900 West Oak Ridge Road
Orlando, FL 32809
(407) 251-6047x0

Mid Florida Tech offers three programs in automotive technology. It offers three certificates in automotive technology to students. It is located in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. It is a public 2-year institution.

16. The Taylor Technical Institute

3233 Hwy 19 S
Perry, FL 32348
(850) 838-2545

The Taylor Technical Institute is a public institution, founded in 1965. It is in town of Perry, Florida. It offers subjects including nursing assisting and automotive technology. It offers students nine certificates. 319 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school in 2010. It is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

17. The Traviss Career Center

3225 Winter Lake Rd
Lakeland, FL 33803
(863) 499-2700

The Traviss Career Center offers one program in automotive technology and it is located in Lakeland, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This vocational school is a public 2-year institution.

18. The Lively Technical Center

500 N Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304-2895
(850) 487-7555

The Lively Technical Center, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tallahassee, FL and it offers one program in automotive technology. It is a public 2-year institution.

19. The Radford M Locklin Technical Center

5330 Berryhill Rd
Milton, FL 32570-8188
(850) 983-5700

The Radford M Locklin Technical Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1979. This school, which is very close to Milton, Florida, is located in a rural area. Students are offered 16 certificates by it. 281 students sought degrees from the 16 programs at this vocational school in 2010. It offers subjects including plumbing, culinary arts, and electrical technology. The Council on Occupational Education accredits it. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

20. The Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology

3702 Estey Ave
Naples, FL 34104-4405
(239) 377-0900

The Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology offers one program in automotive technology and this school is located in the suburbs of Naples, Florida. It is a public 2-year institution.

21. The George Stone Career Center

2400 Longleaf Dr
Pensacola, FL 32526-8922
(850) 941-6200x2103

The George Stone Career Center offers two automotive programs. It offers students two automotive certificates. It is located in the suburbs of Pensacola, Florida. It is a public institution.

22. The Pinellas Technical Education Center - Clearwater

6100 154th Ave N
Clearwater, FL 33760-2140
(727) 538-7167x2106

The Pinellas Technical Education Center-Clearwater is in the suburbs of Clearwater, Florida. It offers two programs in automotive technology. Students are offered two automotive certificates by it. It is a public 2-year institution.

23. The Sarasota County Technical Institute

4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233-1798
(941) 924-1365

The Sarasota County Technical Institute is in the suburbs of Sarasota, Florida. It offers two automotive programs. It offers two certificates in automotive technology to students. This public school is one of 18 technical colleges in Florida.

24. The Lake Technical Center

2001 Kurt Street
Eustis, FL 32726
(352) 589-2250x0

The Lake Technical Center is in the suburbs of Eustis, Florida. It offers four programs in automotive technology. It offers students four automotive certificates. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

25. The McFatter Technical Center

6500 Nova Drive
Davie, FL 33317
(754) 321-5700

The McFatter Technical Center is located in the suburbs of Davie, Florida and it offers one program in automotive technology. It is a public 2-year institution.

26. The Miami Lakes Educational Center

5780 NW 158th St
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
(305) 557-1100x2254

The Miami Lakes Educational Center is located in the suburbs of Miami Lakes, Florida. It offers three programs in automotive technology. This vocational school offers students three automotive certificates. 1,421 students seek degrees in 17 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Florida offering automotive technology.

27. The Washington-Holmes Technical Center

757 Hoyt Street
Chipley, FL 32428-1618
(850) 638-1180

The Washington-Holmes Technical Center is in Chipley, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two automotive programs. Students are offered two certificates in automotive technology by it. Overall, 594 students seek degrees in 25 Washington-Holmes Technical Center programs.

28. The Atlantic Technical Center

4700 Coconut Creek Parkway
Coconut Creek, FL 33063-3902
(754) 321-5100

The Atlantic Technical Center offers two programs in automotive technology. It offers two certificates in automotive technology to students. It is located in the suburbs of Coconut Creek, Florida. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Florida offering automotive technology.

29. The Robert Morgan Educational Center

18180 SW 122nd Ave
Miami, FL 33177
(305) 253-9920

The Robert Morgan Educational Center is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. It offers four programs in automotive technology. It offers students four certificates in automotive technology. 1,339 students pursue degrees in 23 programs at this vocational school, overall. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Florida offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

30. The Tom P Haney Technical Center

3016 Hwy 77
Panama City, FL 32405
(850) 747-5500

The Tom P Haney Technical Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1966. This school, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Panama City, FL. It offers subjects including massage therapy and healthcare. This school offers students 22 certificates. 594 students pursued degrees from the 22 programs at this school in 2010. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this vocational school. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

31. The American Advanced Technicians Institute

6801 W 20th St
Hialeah, FL 33014
(305) 362-5519

The American Advanced Technicians Institute offers one program in automotive technology and it is in the suburbs of Hialeah, Florida. This vocational school is one of 145 vocational schools in Florida.

32. First Coast Technical College

2980 Collins Ave
St. Augustine, FL 32084-1919
(904) 824-4401

First Coast Technical College is in the suburbs of St. Augustine, Florida and this school offers one program in automotive technology. This public school is a public institution.

33. The Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center

415 SW Pinewood Dr
Live Oak, FL 32064
(386) 647-4200

The Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center, which is very close to Live Oak, Florida, is in a rural area. It offers two programs in automotive technology. It offers students two certificates in automotive technology. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

34. The Universal Technical Institute-Auto- Motorcycle- & Marine Mechanics Institute Divisio - Orlando

9751 Delegates Dr
Orlando, FL 32837
(407) 240-2422

The Universal Technical Institute-Auto- Motorcycle- & Marine Mechanics Institute Divisio-Orlando, which is several miles from Orlando, is in a rural area and it offers one program in automotive technology. Overall, 4,590 students seek degrees in three programs at this school.

35. ATI Career Training Center - Oakland Park

3501 Northwest 9th Avenue
Oakland Park, FL 33309
(954) 563-5899

ATI Career Training Center-Oakland Park is located in the suburbs of Oakland Park, Florida and it offers one program in automotive technology. Overall, 1,663 students pursue degrees in four ATI Career Training Center-Oakland Park programs.

36. The Ridge Career Center

7700 State Rd 544
Winter Haven, FL 33881-9518
(863) 419-3060

The Ridge Career Center is located in Winter Haven, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two automotive programs. It offers two automotive certificates to students. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

37. The Sheridan Technical Center

5400 Sheridan St
Hollywood, FL 33021
(754) 321-5400x2053

The Sheridan Technical Center is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1968. This school is located in the suburbs of Hollywood, Florida. Students are offered 46 certificates by it. In 2010, 1,370 students pursued degrees from the 46 programs at this school. It offers subjects such as administrative assistant and secretarial science, surgical technology, and cosmetology. The Council on Occupational Education accredits this vocational school. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

38. The Walton Career Development Center

761 N 20th St
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
(850) 892-1241

The Walton Career Development Center is a public 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to DeFuniak Springs, Florida, is located in a rural setting. It offers subjects such as phlebotomy and allied health. It offers students 14 certificates. In 2010, 79 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this school. The Council on Occupational Education accredits it. This vocational school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

39. The Marchman Technical Education Center

7825 Campus Dr.
New Port Richey, FL 34653
(727) 774-1700

Founded in 1984, the Marchman Technical Education Center is a public institution. It is in the suburbs of New Port Richey, Florida. It offers 15 certificates to students. In 2010, 139 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as audio engineering, cosmetology, and technology. It is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

40. Pensacola State College

1000 College Blvd
Pensacola, FL 32504-8998
(850) 484-1000

Founded in 1948, Pensacola State College is a public 4-year institution. This school, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Pensacola, FL. Pensacola State offers subjects such as information technology and fire science. It offers students 35 certificates and 39 degrees at the associates level. 11,676 students sought degrees from the 63 programs at this large school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

41. Brevard Community College

1519 Clearlake Rd
Cocoa, FL 32922
(321) 632-1111

Brevard Community College is in the suburbs of Cocoa, Florida and it offers one automotive program. It is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

42. Santa Fe College

3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
(352) 395-5000

Santa Fe College is in the suburbs of Gainesville, Florida and it offers one program in automotive technology. Overall, 15,745 students pursue degrees in 56 Santa Fe College programs.

43. The College of Central Florida

3001 SW College Rd
Ocala, FL 34474
(352) 873-5800

The College of Central Florida is located in Ocala, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers two automotive programs. Students are offered two certificates in automotive technology by this school. Overall, 8,766 students pursue degrees in 56 programs at this public school.

44. Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
(772) 462-4772

Founded in 1960, Indian River State College is a public 4-year institution. It is located in the suburbs of Fort Pierce, Florida. It offers 59 certificates, 38 associates level degrees, and six bachelors level degrees to students. In 2010, 17,511 students pursued degrees from the 84 programs at this public school. It offers subjects such as business, nursing assisting, and bookkeeping. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

45. Broward College

225 E las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 201-7400

Broward College is located in the center of Fort Lauderdale and BC offers one program in automotive technology. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering automotive technology.

46. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Tampa, FL. It offers two automotive programs. It offers students two certificates in automotive technology. This community college is one of 12 community colleges in Florida.

47. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Palm Beach State College offers four automotive programs. Students are offered four certificates in automotive technology by Palm Beach State. It is located in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Florida.

48. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Florida State College at Jacksonville is located in the center of Jacksonville. It offers four automotive programs. More specifically, this public school offers students three automotive certificates and one associate's level automotive technology degree. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Florida offering automotive technology.

49. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College, which is near the center of the city, is in Daytona Beach, FL. It offers two automotive programs. This medium-sized school offers students two automotive certificates. This school is a public 4-year institution.

50. Seminole State College of Florida

100 Weldon Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
(407) 708-4722

Seminole State College of Florida offers two automotive programs. Of those, it offers students one automotive certificate and one associate's level degree in automotive technology. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Sanford, FL. It is a public 4-year institution.