When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $18.00 per hour) can be spotted in Cary, N.C.; Phoenix, Ariz. ($18.00), Atlanta, Ga. (around $13.00), and Austin, Texas ($12.48) are the next top-paying cities. Moreno Valley, Calif. is near the bottom for pay at $10.00. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Arizona, where the average Firestone Complete Auto Care employee makes about $16.00 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $13.62 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (43 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $12.05 per hour on average.
Earning about $15.75 per hour on average, Trainee Managers receive the most money, followed by Automotive Service Managers ($15.35), Sales Associates (approximately $15.00), and Automotive Technicians ($13.76). On the lower end are Retail Sales Associates at approximately $11.00 on average.
Certifications and Degrees
ASE Master Technicians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $18.89 per hour. Firestone Complete Auto Care workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning $15.00 on average.
In this position, it pays to have Electronic Troubleshooting in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $15.74 per hour. A garden variety skill at Firestone Complete Auto Care is Maintenance; around half of Firestone Complete Auto Care's people use it regularly. Automotive Engine Repair, Troubleshooting, and System Repair were also reported by many survey participants.
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
As part of compensation, Firestone Complete Auto Care gives paid vacation to a quarter of employees and paid sick leave to one-seventh of workers. Most employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Firestone Complete Auto Care provides health insurance to a solid majority of survey participants, and the larger part of respondents do receive dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, 401(a), flexible hours, and free drinks.