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Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salary

An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic earns an average wage of NZ$20.00 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
NZ$13.94 - NZ$25.98
(Median)
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MEDIAN: NZ$19.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$12NZ$24NZ$36
Hourly Rate
NZ$13.94 - NZ$25.98  
   
Overtime
NZ$18.82 - NZ$34.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$24KNZ$48KNZ$72K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$2,384  
   
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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NZ$28,068 - NZ$54,793  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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What is it like working as an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic?

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Hastings:
"Requires Excellent Attention To Detail And A Wide Knowledge."
Pros: The industry is ever changing and there is a wide variety of tasks to perform.
Cons: It is physically demanding, leaning over bonnets, working at awkward angles and reaching up for long periods can be uncomfortable and tiring. The pay rate is not so good.

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Upper Hutt:
Pros: I enjoy learning new skills to diagnose and repair all types of passenger cars, including use of all types of automotive diagnostic equipment from historical to the newest available. My personal satisfaction of knowing that another correctly diagnosed and repaired vehicle is put back into happy customers hands.
Cons: Our new company director. Can't do much about that so just do my job the best I can. Its the staff and customers that keep me at this job, have to have some loyalty.

Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 29%

National Average
NZ$40,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 4% dental benefits Dental:
vision benefits Vision: employee benefits None: 96%