Automotive Technical Schools in New Jersey New Jersey offers the nation’s highest average pay rates for auto technicians*

There are plenty of automotive technical schools in New Jersey to choose from – but only one name has been in the state for more than 70 years. That’s Lincoln Tech – and our New Jersey campuses have the facilities, equipment, and instructors you need to turn your passion for cars into a career that won’t feel like “work” every day.

At our campuses in Mahwah and Union, you can train for a career as an automotive technician in the state that leads the nation in average hourly pay rates for this exciting, fast-paced field. While median pay rates around the country average around $19/hour, New Jersey’s median rate is $23.50 – 25% higher. Train in Jersey, get hired in Jersey, earn more in Jersey*.

At Lincoln Tech’s automotive technical schools, students receive instruction in:

  • Engine repair
  • Performance tuning
  • Electrical systems
  • Diagnostics
  • Transmissions and A/C systems
  • Brakes, steering systems and suspensions

You can also take advantage of specialized manufacturer training programs available through Audi, Chrysler, and Volkswagen; take part in student race teams; attend special on-campus car shows and more. Fully-equipped auto bays allow you to really experience life “on the job” as an auto tech, and career services specialists can help connect you with local shops and dealerships looking for candidates like you.

With nearly 57,000 positions projected to be available over the next 10 years across New Jersey and New York*, training to become an auto technician is a smart career choice. No one in New Jersey graduates more auto technicians every year than Lincoln Tech** – why would you train anywhere else? Call or visit one of our New Jersey campuses today.

Programs vary by campus.

* Career growth projections can be found at for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

** Based on IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) data collected for 2016 graduates.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Lincoln programs can be found at:

Campuses that currently offer training in this program area are listed below, as well as links to exact program informational fact sheets:



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