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Associate’s Degrees in Mechanic & Repair Technologies

21,747 Yearly Graduations
$34,600 Median Salary
$12,000 Median Debt
There are 777 schools in the United States where you can get your associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.2% of mechanic and repair technologies graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors

In 2018-2019, 21,747 earned their associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. This makes it the 3rd most popular associate's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in mechanic and repair technologies at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Undergraduate Certificate 45,320
Basic Certificate 40,030
Associate’s Degree 21,747
Bachelor’s Degree 338

Earnings of Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors With Associate’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies is $34,600. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $30,800 to a high of $39,500.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies is $12,000. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $17,671 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $11,000.

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The median monthly payment of a mechanic and repair technologies graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $125.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue associate's degrees in mechanic and repair technologies. About 92.7% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 20,163
Women 1,584
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The racial-ethnic distribution of mechanic and repair technologies associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 736
Black or African American 1,562
Hispanic or Latino 4,296
White 12,722
International Students 254
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,177
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There are 777 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

942 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for mechanic and repair technologies students seekingan associate's degree is University of Northwestern Ohio. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,566 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,714 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 942 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at University of Northwestern Ohio. Of these students, 6% were women and 5% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

855 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Universal Technical Institute - Avondale comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 1,800 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Universal Technical Institute - Avondale awarded 855 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 53% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 4% were women.

#3

Sonoran Desert Institute

Scottsdale, Arizona
570 Yearly Graduations
1% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Sonoran Desert Institute. Each year, around 1,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 570 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Sonoran Desert Institute. Of these students, 1% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

470 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Universal Technical Institute - Dallas is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 1,600 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Universal Technical Institute - Dallas awarded 470 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 65% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 5% were women.

#4

Universal Technical Institute - Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Cucamonga, California
470 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Universal Technical Institute - Rancho Cucamonga. Roughly 1,300 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 470 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at UTI Rancho Cucamonga. About 4% of this group were women, and 81% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

415 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Universal Technical Institute - Sacramento is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 1,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 415 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at UTI Sacramento. About 4% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

348 Yearly Graduations
6% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas State Technical College is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 10,700 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 348 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at TSTC. Around 41% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 6% were women.

#8

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
301 Yearly Graduations
9% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ivy Tech Community College is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 72,600 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Ivy Tech Community College awarded 301 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 9% were women.

#9

Columbus Technical College

Columbus, Georgia
238 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Columbus Technical College is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 3,400 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 238 people received their associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies from Columbus Technical College. Around 45% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 66% were women.

#10

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Georgia
227 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Georgia Technical College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 8,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 227 people received their associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies from CGTC. Around 54% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 68% were women.

#11

Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, Missouri
207 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Ranken Technical College. Each year, around 1,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 207 people received their associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies from Ranken Technical College. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 4% were women.

#12

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
199 Yearly Graduations
1% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania College of Technology is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 4,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,670 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,670 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 199 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Penn College. Of these students, 1% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

176 Yearly Graduations
2% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 2,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 176 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at OSU Institute of Technology. Around 87% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 2% were women.

#14

Western Technical College

El Paso, Texas
175 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Western Technical College. Roughly 1,300 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 175 people received their associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies from Western Technical College. About 5% of this group were women, and 75% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

160 Yearly Graduations
3% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in mechanic and repair technologies. Roughly 300 attend the school each year. The mechanic and repair technologies program at Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology awarded 160 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 3% of this group were women, and 28% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

155 Yearly Graduations
5% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Universal Technical Institute - Long Beach. Each year, around 1,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 155 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at UTI Long Beach. About 5% of this group were women, and 85% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

151 Yearly Graduations
8% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for mechanic and repair technologies majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. Roughly 1,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $25,300 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $26,064 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 151 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. Of these students, 8% were women and 62% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Intellitec College - Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado
145 Yearly Graduations
4% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Intellitec College - Colorado Springs is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 145 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Intellitec College - Colorado Springs. About 4% of this group were women, and 34% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Southeast Community College Area

Lincoln, Nebraska
139 Yearly Graduations
1% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southeast Community College Area is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 9,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 139 associate's degrees were handed out to mechanic and repair technologies majors at Southeast Community College. Of these students, 1% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

133 Yearly Graduations
2% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

State Technical College of Missouri is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies. Each year, around 1,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 133 people received their associate's degree in mechanic and repair technologies from STC. Of these students, 2% were women and 5% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Mechanic & Repair Technologies Majors to Study

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 14,505
Heating, Ventilation, Air & Cooling 2,045
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 1,809
Heavy Equipment Maintenance 1,599
Precision Systems Maintenance 825

Below are some popular majors that are similar to mechanic and repair technologies that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Personal & Culinary Services 11,413
Construction Trades 5,701
Precision Production 5,445
Transportation & Materials Moving 1,926

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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