When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($18.00 per hour) can be spotted in Cary, N.C.; Phoenix, Ariz. ($18.00), Miami, Fla. (around $14.48), and Atlanta, Ga. (about $13.00) are the next top-paying cities. At $10.50, Sacramento, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in Florida take home the most — approximately $15.00 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Firestone Complete Auto Care for between five and 10 years earn $14.44 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Firestone Complete Auto Care people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $11.94 per hour on average.
Trainee Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $15.75 per hour — though Automotive Service Managers, Automobile Mechanics, and Automotive Technicians also do fairly well at $15.19, $15.00, and around $14.16, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Firestone Complete Auto Care are Retail Sales Associates — the median salary for this role approaches $10.00.
Certifications and Degrees
ASE Master Technicians receive bigger paychecks (around $19.15 per hour) than those without credentials. Firestone Complete Auto Care workers who hold an Associate's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $16.13 on average.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Troubleshooting; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $15.16 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Automotive Engine Repair; just over a half consider it a key competency. Maintenance, Electronic Troubleshooting, and System Repair were also reported by many survey participants.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; 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 respondents with paid vacation time and only one in six respondents with sick leave. A strong majority of workers set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Perks cover health insurance for a fair number of respondents and dental coverage for the larger part of workers. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, 401(a), free drinks, and flexible hours.