An Automobile Mechanic earns an average salary of £17,771 per year.

£11,825 - £27,412
£12K
£18K
£27K
MEDIAN: £17,771
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£6.39 - £12.79
£6
£8
£13
MEDIAN: £8.53
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£11,825 - £27,412  
   
Bonus
£102.13 - £3,425  
Total Pay (?
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£12,203 - £27,681  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 126
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.39 - £12.79  
   
Overtime
£7.80 - £18.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£102.13 - £3,425  
   
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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£12,203 - £27,681  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Automobile Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Automobile Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $15,000 based on 87 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automobile Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Automobile Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 74 salaries. An Automobile Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 44 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £17,880

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Automobile Mechanic Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Automobile Mechanic?

Automobile Mechanic in Leeds:
"If I Knew The Pay Was So Low I Would Have Chosen Something Else."
Just because you have a certificate does not make you a fully qualified pro you need to learn the old way with older pros.

Automobile Mechanic in Blackburn:
"Future car mechanics"
Get as many qualifications and experience as you can. I have found a wide knowledge across all diesel and petrol vehicles makes the job so much easier and makes me alot more efficient in doing the job. Also target your weaknesses for example since leaving college ten years ago my electrical knowledge has become rusty this can be frustrating at times, I am now seeking a seperate auto electricians course I can do in my spare time. An NVQ in auto electrical diagnosis and repair has the potential to aid me in future jobs or if I decide to go self employed. Also get your MOT testers card as soon as possible. Most employers pay for this and its going to be another weapon in your arsenal for requesting pay rises or applying for jobs in the future as most well paid mechanics are MOT testers. Finally do as much research via youtube, google etc on different vehicle set ups, engine, drive train, why manufacturers choose to do some things in a different way to others.Basics first,fuses,tyres etc

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Key Stats for Automobile Mechanic

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Automobile Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲25%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
₤18,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Automobile Mechanic Salaries


mot tester
▲4%

National Average
₤18,000

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 95%