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Automotive Schools in Iowa

There are 15 schools in the state of Iowa offering automotive programs. In 2010, 446 students graduated with degrees from Iowa automotive schools. 301 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 145 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 904 students graduate from programs in this state in automotive technology each year. More specifically, 145 students graduated with certificates in automotive technology and 301 with a degree at the associate's level.

15 automotive schools are in this state. And of these, while one school is private, 14 schools are public. Public automotive school tuition varies from $3,120 to $4,876, while private automotive school tuitions are $11,306.

Average tuition for programs in automotive technology is $3,918. The highest tuition for automotive programs, which is $11,306 per year, is at Vatterott College-Des Moines, while the lowest tuition in this midwestern state, which is $3,120 every year, is at Indian Hills Community College.

Schools in this state offer certificates and associates degrees for automotive students.

Automotive Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

On average, 904 students graduate from programs in this state in automotive technology each year. More specifically, 145 students graduated with certificates in automotive technology and 301 with a degree at the associate's level.

Automotive Program Completions in Iowa 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 121
  • Certificate 2007: 184
  • Certificate 2008: 527
  • Certificate 2009: 129
  • Certificate 2010: 145
  • Associate 2006: 337
  • Associate 2007: 324
  • Associate 2008: 836
  • Associate 2009: 318
  • Associate 2010: 301

Automotive Program Availability in Iowa

Iowa schools offer a total of 56 programs in automotive technology. Of these programs, approximately 58.9% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates.

Automotive Program Availability in Iowa

  • Certificate: 23
  • Associate: 33

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: 48900
  • 25th Percentile: 53500
  • Median: 60420
  • 75th Percentile: 81790
  • 90th Percentile: 98190

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

Automotive Master Mechanics — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19800
  • 25th Percentile: 24490
  • Median: 32760
  • 75th Percentile: 42960
  • 90th Percentile: 52700

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: 46510
  • Median Salary 2007: 47750
  • Median Salary 2008: 51680
  • Median Salary 2009: 56160
  • Median Salary 2010: 60420
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 140
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

Automotive Master Mechanics — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31270
  • Median Salary 2007: 30540
  • Median Salary 2008: 32090
  • Median Salary 2009: 32190
  • Median Salary 2010: 32760
  • Total Employed 2006: 7170
  • Total Employed 2007: 7430
  • Total Employed 2008: 7740
  • Total Employed 2009: 7790
  • Total Employed 2010: 7920

Iowa vs National Automotive Employment

Iowa vs National Automotive Employment

  • Employed in Iowa: 1.311% (8020)

Automotive Schools in Iowa

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1. Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview
Ottumwa, IA 52501
(641) 683-5111

Indian Hills Community College is located in Ottumwa, IA. It offers three automotive programs. It offers students three degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

2. North Iowa Area Community College

500 College Dr
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 423-1264

North Iowa Area Community College is in Mason City, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two automotive programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in automotive technology by it and one degree at the associate's level in automotive technology. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in automotive technology.

3. Vatterott College - Des Moines

7000 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
(515) 309-9000

Vatterott College-Des Moines is 5.8 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in automotive technology.

4. Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar

1625 Hwy 150
Calmar, IA 52132-0400
(563) 562-3263

Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar, which is very close to Calmar, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. It offers three programs in automotive technology. More specifically, this community college offers students two automotive certificates and one automotive degree at the associate's level. This college is a public 2-year institution.

5. Southeastern Community College

1500 West Agency Road
West Burlington, IA 52655-0180
(319) 752-2731

Southeastern Community College is located in West Burlington, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers four automotive programs. Of those, it offers students two certificates in automotive technology and two automotive degrees at the associate's level. Overall, 3,601 students pursue degrees in 35 programs at this community college. This college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

6. Western Iowa Tech Community College

4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51102-5199
(712) 274-6400

Western Iowa Tech Community College, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sioux City, IA. It offers five automotive programs. Out of those, students are offered three certificates in automotive technology by it and two automotive degrees at the associate's level. Overall, 6,421 students pursue degrees in 80 programs at this community college. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

7. Northwest Iowa Community College

603 W Park St
Sheldon, IA 51201
(712) 324-5061

Northwest Iowa Community College offers five automotive programs. Of those, students are offered two certificates in automotive technology by this college and three associate's level degrees in automotive technology. This college, which is very close to Sheldon, Iowa, is in a rural area. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa. This college is the third biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

8. The Eastern Iowa Community College District

306 W River Dr
Davenport, IA 52801-1221
(563) 336-3300

The Eastern Iowa Community College District is located in the center of Davenport. It offers five automotive programs. Out of those, students are offered two automotive certificates by this large college and three associate's level degrees in automotive technology. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering programs in automotive technology.

9. Hawkeye Community College

1501 E Orange Rd
Waterloo, IA 50701
(319) 296-2320

Hawkeye Community College is located in Waterloo, Iowa, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers four programs in automotive technology. More specifically, students are offered one automotive certificate by it and three associate's level degrees in automotive technology. This community college is a public 2-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Iowa offering automotive programs.

10. Southwestern Community College

1501 W. Townline Street
Creston, IA 50801
(641) 782-7081x413

Southwestern Community College, which is very close to Creston, Iowa, is located in a rural setting. It offers four programs in automotive technology. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in automotive technology by it and two associate's level degrees in automotive technology. 1,753 students seek degrees in 24 Southwestern Community College programs, overall. This small college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Iowa offering automotive technology in terms of programs.

11. Kirkwood Community College

6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-2068
(319) 398-5411

Kirkwood Community College, which is 4.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It offers four automotive programs. Out of those, this college offers two certificates in automotive technology to students and two associate's level automotive technology degrees. This college is a public 2-year institution.

12. Iowa Western Community College

2700 College Rd
Council Bluffs, IA 51503-1057
(712) 325-3200

Iowa Western Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Council Bluffs, IA. It offers four programs in automotive technology. More specifically, it offers students two automotive certificates and two degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. 6,799 students pursue degrees in 46 Iowa Western Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Iowa offering automotive technology.

13. Iowa Lakes Community College

19 S 7th St
Estherville, IA 51334-2295
(712) 362-2601

Iowa Lakes Community College is located in Estherville, IA. This college offers three automotive programs. More specifically, this college offers students one automotive certificate and two associate's level automotive technology degrees. This college is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

14. Des Moines Area Community College

2006 Ankeny Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023-3993
(515) 964-6241

Des Moines Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Ankeny, Iowa. This college offers six automotive programs. More specifically, it offers three automotive certificates to students and three degrees at the associate's level in automotive technology. It is one of 16 community colleges in Iowa.

15. Iowa Central Community College

One Triton Circle
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
(515) 576-7201

Iowa Central Community College offers three automotive programs. It offers students three automotive degrees at the associate's level. This medium-sized college is located in Fort Dodge, IA. It is a public 2-year institution.