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Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 5,178 students earned their Mechanic & Repair Technologies degrees in IL.

A Mechanic & Repair Technologies major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a mechanic and repair technologies major is more popular with men than with women.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of mechanic and repair technologies majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 26.0%
  • White: 57.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
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Jobs for Mechanic & Repair Technologies Grads in Illinois

In this state, there are 138,810 people employed in jobs related to a mechanic and repair technologies degree, compared to 3,905,560 nationwide.

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Wages for Mechanic & Repair Technologies Jobs in Illinois

Mechanic & Repair Technologies grads earn an average of $51,080 in the state and $46,460 nationwide.

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There are 56 colleges in Illinois that offer mechanic and repair technologies degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

507 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,002 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 39 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,533.

453 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,743 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. In their early career, College of Lake County grads earn an average salary of $26,800. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 24% are considered full time.

406 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,032 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 53% of students get financical aid. 26% of the teachers are full time.

385 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,318 Total Students

50% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $4,688. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year.

299 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,092 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 52% get financial aid. In their early career, Rock Valley College grads earn an average salary of $25,000.

242 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,931 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,768. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

205 Degrees in Major Awarded
157 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,370. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

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Lake Land College

Mattoon
202 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,466 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,809. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

181 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,446 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Graduates earn an average $23,700 after graduation. 68% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,665 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,631. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time.

Mechanic & Repair Technologies Careers in IL

Some of the careers mechanic and repair technologies majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers 13% $52,530
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 13% $57,660
Millwrights 12% $67,560
Radio, Cellular, and Tower Equipment Installers and Repairs 12% $49,530
Elevator Installers and Repairers 11% $100,970
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 10% $54,930
Bus and Truck Mechanics 9% $52,190
Machinery Maintenance Workers 9% $53,270
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics 9% $60,470
Rail Car Repairers 8% $52,240
Outdoor Power Equipment and Small Engine Mechanics 8% $32,660
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 7% $45,090
Mechanic, and Repairer Supervisors 7% $67,790
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians 5% $63,970
Industrial Equipment Electrical and Electronics Repairers 4% $58,000
Automotive Body Repairers 4% $45,170
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 4% $42,970
Transportation Equipment Painters 4% $45,660
Electric Motor, and Power Tool Repairers 4% $82,960
Transportation Equipment Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers 3% $0
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 3% $37,340
Electronic Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers 3% $37,060
Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers 2% $38,500
Motorcycle Mechanics 0% $37,620
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers 0% $66,330
Radio Operators 0% $0
Motorboat Mechanics and Service Technicians -2% $34,650
Home Appliance Repairers -4% $41,390
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers -4% $56,460
Jewelers, Precious Stone and Metal Workers -4% $33,700
Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners -7% $42,410
Locksmiths and Safe Repairers -8% $51,230
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers -9% $60,070
Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers -10% $50,610
Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters -14% $0
Engine and Machine Assemblers -19% $38,930

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to mechanic and repair technologies.

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Personal & Culinary Services 5,261
Precision Production 2,265
Construction Trades 1,885
Transportation & Materials Moving 1,330

View all majors related to Mechanic & Repair Technologies

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