Wright State, University of North Western

Certifications & Degree(s) Earned:
Vocational degree

Work Experience:
Self employed, farmer, mechanic


If you enjoy repairing equipment, especially diesel engines, and enjoy learning skills in a hands-on environment, then Agricultural mechanics is the program for you! Students will learn to identify and analyze mechanical problems as they repair or overhaul engines.

Agricultural Mechanics covers the following areas:

  • Lawn and Garden

  • Agriculture

  • Industrial

  • Heavy Equipment, repair and operation

What training does your program provide? (May Include Equipment Usage)

  • Gas engines

  • Diesel engines

  • Hydraulics

  • Heavy truck maintenance


Graduates from this program have careers in a wide variety of fields. That is because the training these graduates receive from the program can be applied to countless job opportunities. Take a look at what we have to offer.

Average entry level income varies by field of work that is chosen.

  • Local Agricultural Technicians- $20,000 to 25,000

  • Heavy Truck- $25,000 to 30,000

  • Heavy Equipment- $25,000 to 35,000

Average incomes of technicians are rising rapidly because of a shortage of skilled workers. The opportunities are endless for a technician that has a good work ethic and takes pride in their work.