Median pay is highest in Fredericksburg (approximately $20.75 per hour), followed by York (around $18.00), Littleton (about $15.48), and Orange ($11.50). Savannah is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $9.00. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Massachusetts; pay there average to $17.75 per hour.
Years of Experience
Average pay is typically $12.80 for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (45 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $12.23 per hour.
Bringing in the most money are Auto Mechanics — their earnings average $19.75. Automotive Technicians are a close second at $14.48 along with Automobile Detailers (approximately $12.65) and Parts Countermans (around $12.50). Receptionists are among the lowest paid at about $9.00.
Certifications and Degrees
ASE Master Technicians earn $19.88, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. A/C Certified Technicians with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $19.50 per hour. Toyota Dealership provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree, Automotive Technology — these employees rake in $14.25 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Maintenance in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $20.72. One of the more prevalent skills at Toyota Dealership is Customer Service, with roughly a third considering it a key competency. Many workers usually know Electronic Troubleshooting, Customer Relations, and System Repair as well.
Benefits and Perks
Only 28 percent at Toyota Dealership enjoy paid vacation time, and just 19 percent can take sick leave. Most workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Toyota Dealership sponsors. Toyota Dealership provides health insurance to a fair portion of workers, and a little more than half of workers do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.