The average wage for an Automotive Technician is AU$24.08 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$34,182 - AU$63,339
(Median)
AU$34K
AU$50K
AU$63K
MEDIAN: AU$50,437
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50%
90%

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AU$19.51 - AU$30.12
(Median)
AU$20
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$22KAU$44KAU$66K
Salary
AU$34,182 - AU$63,339  
   
Bonus
AU$582 - AU$24,917  
Commission
AU$3,800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,695 - AU$65,622  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$19.51 - AU$30.12  
   
Overtime
AU$29.00 - AU$48.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$582 - AU$24,917  
   
Commission
AU$3,800  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,695 - AU$65,622  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 118
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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,943

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Experience Affects Automotive Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 2%


National Average
AU$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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