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Automotive Engineering Technology Schools in California

In 2018-2019, 149 students earned their Automotive Engineering Tech degrees in CA.

In terms of popularity, Automotive Engineering Technology is the 73rd most popular major in the state out of a total 171 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In California, a automotive engineering tech major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of automotive engineering tech majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 20.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 33.6%
  • White: 14.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 20.1%
  • Other Races: 9.4%

Jobs for Automotive Engineering Technology Grads in California

In this state, there are 65,210 people employed in jobs related to an automotive engineering tech degree, compared to 648,050 nationwide.


Wages for Automotive Engineering Technology Jobs in California

In this state, automotive engineering tech grads earn an average of $48,720. Nationwide, they make an average of $43,730.


There are 2 colleges in California that offer automotive engineering tech degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Skyline College

San Bruno
98 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,803 Total Students

38% of the teachers are full time. 56% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $30,800 after graduation.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
2,335 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The 4.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $43,010.

Automotive Engineering Technology Careers in CA

Some of the careers automotive engineering tech majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 7% $45,840

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to automotive engineering tech.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Mechanical Engineering Technology 343
Other Mechanical Engineering 41

View all majors related to Automotive Engineering Technology

View Nationwide Automotive Engineering Technology Report


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