Years of Experience
Average pay is $14.44 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Firestone Complete Auto Care folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average approximately $12.09 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($18.00 per hour) can be spotted in Phoenix, Ariz.; Miami, Fla. ($14.48), Orlando, Fla. (about $14.03), and Atlanta, Ga. (around $13.00) are the next top-paying cities. Sacramento, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at about $10.50. By state, the highest pay levels are found in North Carolina, where the average Firestone Complete Auto Care employee makes approximately $14.25 per hour.
Trainee Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $15.75 per hour — though Automotive Service Managers, Automotive Technicians, and Automobile Mechanics also do fairly well at around $15.02, $14.21, and $12.50, respectively. Near the bottom at Firestone Complete Auto Care are Retail Sales Associates, pulling in an average of just $10.00.
Certifications and Degrees
ASE Master Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $18.93 per hour. Firestone Complete Auto Care compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at $16.13 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Troubleshooting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $14.89 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Firestone Complete Auto Care is Automotive Engine Repair, with the larger part considering it a key competency. Key skills also include Maintenance, Electronic Troubleshooting, and System Repair.
Firestone Complete Auto Care's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Firestone Complete Auto Care; the company rewards only one in four employees with paid vacation time and only one in seven workers with sick leave. A strong majority of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of respondents, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, 401(a), and life insurance.