Average Hourly Rate for Firestone Complete Auto Care Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $19.55), people who work for Firestone Complete Auto Care earn a median wage of $13.94 per hour. Firestone Complete Auto Care paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though your city and your job title are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Firestone Complete Auto Care typically pays:
above market
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Employer: Firestone Complete Auto Care
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Automotive Technician (31)
$10.88 - $20.77  
[-]Automotive Technician (31)
Overtime$7.92 - $30.41  
Hourly Rate$10.88 - $20.77  
[+]Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic (23)
$9.63 - $24.09  
[+]Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic (23)
Hourly Rate$9.63 - $24.09  
[+]Service Manager Automotive (9)
$10.69 - $23.15  
[+]Service Manager Automotive (9)
Hourly Rate$10.69 - $23.15  
[+]Automotive Service Technician (4)
$9.03 - $20.39  
[+]Automotive Service Technician (4)
Hourly Rate$9.03 - $20.39  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Years of Experience

Average pay is typically approximately $14.06 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 about $12.15 per hour.


Median pay is highest in Greensboro (around $16.88 per hour), followed by Chicago ($13.50), Atlanta ($12.00), and Charleston ($11.61). At approximately $10.75, Northridge is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $15.22 per hour) in North Carolina.


Typically, Automobile Mechanics are the best paid with salaries hovering at about $17.49; Retail Store Managers, Trainee Managers, and Automotive Service Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $16.25, $15.75, and $14.84, respectively. Earning only $13.23, Automotive Technicians make less than most people in the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than ASE Master Technicians, who make $18.89. Automotive Brakes Service Exellence Certificate Holders with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $14.95 per hour. Firestone Complete Auto Care compensates Associate's Degree-holders the most at $16.00 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Electronic Troubleshooting in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $16.46. System Repair is a popular skill among Firestone Complete Auto Care workers, with over a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Customer Service.


At Firestone Complete Auto Care, there are significantly more males than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Firestone Complete Auto Care can sometimes lack paid time off; a quarter of workers get paid vacation days, and one-seventh of workers receive paid sick leave. Firestone Complete Auto Care sponsors a 401(k) program, and almost all employees use this option to save for their retirement. A majority of workers report having health insurance, and more than half of workers report having dental coverage. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Firestone Complete Auto Care


4 %
96 %
Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

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