The average wage for an Automotive Technician is AU$24.37 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$35,564 - AU$66,384
AU$36K
AU$50K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$50,352
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AU$19.75 - AU$29.72
AU$20
AU$24
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.37
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$23KAU$46KAU$69K
Salary
AU$35,564 - AU$66,384  
   
Bonus
AU$11.33 - AU$25,083  
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,254 - AU$66,491  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$19.75 - AU$29.72  
   
Overtime
AU$28.87 - AU$45.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$11.33 - AU$25,083  
   
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$40,254 - AU$66,491  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 102

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 36 salaries. An Automotive Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,199

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Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Automotive Technician Salaries

▲2%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼1%

Late-Career
▼2%

▼7%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 93%