Auto Mechanics represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $19.22 per hour — though Automotive Technicians, Automobile Damage Estimators, and Parts Countermans also do fairly well at $16.50, about $15.71, and approximately $14.25, respectively. Receptionists make an average $9.17, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $12.51 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (49 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $12.85 per hour on average.
By state, the highest pay levels are found in Pennsylvania, where the average Toyota Dealership employee makes around $17.69 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
ASE Master Technicians receive bigger paychecks ($20.00 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Automotive Technology; Toyota Dealership awards $16.25 to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be System Repair; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $19.65 per hour. A common skill in Toyota Dealership's work force is Customer Service; just over two-fifths of survey participants report using it on the job. Customer Relations, Inventory Management, and Electronic Troubleshooting round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at Toyota Dealership; the company rewards only a quarter of workers with paid vacation time and only a sixth of workers with sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a fair number of employees use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of workers, and just over a half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Toyota Dealership employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.