Oklahoma is a state that has invested efforts in the well being and progress of not just the state alone but the entire country as well. The state has traditionally been renowned for it agricultural and mineral resource extraction base but has invested the income generated from such endeavors into the development of various industries. Oklahoma is the third biggest producer of natural gas and the fifth biggest provider of crude oil. The state also ranks at the fifth position in its annual output of wheat. The state has also invested in renew able energy sources as it is ranked eighth in the provision of wind energy.
Studies in automotive repair could be started from high school when students enroll in a certificate program in which they study about the functions of transmission systems and various methods of evaluating vehicle performance. There are associate degrees offered by almost every school and college in this area of study in which students learn several aspects of fixing a vehicle such as chassis construction and emission control.
With such facets of its economic activities the state of Oklahoma has made an effort to have interconnectivity with other regions of the nation to be able to provide the benefits to the nation as a whole. This has resulted in the need for various forms of transportation among them are automobiles. Since automobile transport is a necessity in a developed nation as America there is a significant need for various automotive repairers who could manage and maintain these modes of transport. This has led to a rise in the number of students attending automotive repair schools in Oklahoma.
According to the information provided by the U.S Bureau of Labor and Statistics there were 1,720 employed automotive repairers in Oklahoma in the year 2011. In the same year they earned an annual income of $36,910. By 2020 there is a projected increase in the number of auto-mechanics by 19%.