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Automotive Engineering Technology Schools in California

149 students earned Automotive Engineering Tech degrees in California in the 2018-2019 year.

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.

Automotive Engineering Technology Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

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%
Automotive Engineering Technology Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Automotive Engineering Technology Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Automotive Engineering Technology Jobs in California

Automotive Engineering Tech grads earn an average of $48,720 in the state and $43,730 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

28 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 38%. Graduates earn an average $30,800 after graduation.

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

61% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.80 years to complete their degree at Art Center College of Design. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%.

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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