Automotive Schools in Tacoma, Washington state

Tacoma has 193,556 residents. It is located in Pierce county.

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

The average cost of books and supplies for automotive schools in Tacoma is $937.00. Students living on campus at automotive schools in Tacoma paid an average of $8,913.00 for room and board during the 2009 - 2010 school year. Students living at home incurred costs of $3,978.00. There is one automotive college in Tacoma. 7 students were reported to have graduated from automotive programs in Tacoma in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Automotive 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 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

People Will Find This Page Useful When Searching For:

  • Automotive Degrees in Tacoma
  • Certification in Automotive in Tacoma
  • Associates Degree in Automotive in Tacoma
  • Automotive Certificate Programs in Tacoma
  • Automotive Training in Tacoma
  • Automotive Classes in Tacoma
  • Automotive Courses in Tacoma