Automotive Technology Schools in Tacoma, Washington state

Tacoma is located in Pierce county and has a population of 193,556.

For Washington state residents, the average tuition for all Tacoma automotive technology schools for the 2009 - 2010 school year was $13,830.00. For non-residents, the average tuition for Tacoma automotive technology schools was $17,473.00.

The average cost of books and supplies for automotive technology schools in Tacoma is $937.00. Students who live on campus while attending a automotive technology school in Tacoma, can expect to pay an average of $8,913.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,978.00. There is one automotive technology college in Tacoma. Automotive Technology programs in Tacoma reportedly graduated 7 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Automotive Technology Schools in Tacoma

Bates Technical College

1101 S Yakima Ave
Tacoma, WA, 98405

Programs Offered

  • Certification in Autobody / Collision and Repair Technology / Technician
  • Certification in Automobile / Automotive Mechanics Technology / Technician
  • Associates in Automobile / Automotive Mechanics Technology / Technician


  • Tuition (in-state): $3,758.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $3,758.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $8,630.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 68
  • Average aid received per student: $4,342.00

Automotive Technology Salary in Tacoma

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$38,050.001,220
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists$51,310.00540
Motorboat Mechanics$37,210.00Not available
Motorcycle Mechanics$34,080.00Not available

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