Facts and Figures


 

What's WWCC Cost?

 

Student Expense Budgets for Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters.

 

 

WA resident living with parents

WA resident living away from parents/Independent

Tuition and Fees

$2,718**

$2,718**

Books and Supplies

924

924

Tools and Tool Box
(two years)

2,200

2,200

Room and Board
Allowance

2,520

7,140

Transportation
Allowance

1,362

1,362

Personal, etc

1,524

1,608

TOTALS

$ 9,268

$ 15,952

** Add $1,146 for non-resident tuition

What can an Automotive Technician earn?

Entry Level after graduation:

$9.61 per hour 
(average wage)

Three Years experience:

$10.00 to $16.20 
(usually some benefits)

Journeyman Automotive Technician:

$17.00 to $26.00
(In Southeast Washington. Also benefits.)

Associated Press, Wednesday, June 20, 2001

Federal Reserve Chairman, Alan Greenspan said "The days when a high school or college education would serve a person throughout his/her working life are gone. Learning will increasingly need to be a lifelong activity".

 

Related Links:

WWCC Auto Tech. Program Completion Stats

Supply and Demand Stats in SE Washington.
(Does not include Pasco, Kennewick and Richland)

Check out www.wilma.org for information on the employment economy in Washington State.