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Average Hourly Rate for Valvoline Instant Oil Change Employees

Valvoline Instant Oil Change laborers see wages hovering around $9.30 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $15.36. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Valvoline Instant Oil Change typically pays:
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Employer: Valvoline Instant Oil Change
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Years of Experience

When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (74 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $9.59 per hour on average.


Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to about $12.12 per hour.


Assistant Service Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $11.28 per hour — though Senior Maintenance Technicians, Automotive Technicians, and Auto Mechanics also do fairly well at approximately $10.19, around $9.67, and $9.00, respectively. Financial compensation for Lube Technicians is rather low — on average only $8.50 — relative to the rest of the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than State Inspection Licences, who make about $11.28 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Team Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $10.34 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Maintenance; on the survey, nearly two in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Customer Service, Automotive Engine Repair, and Troubleshooting round out the set of key employee skills.


Valvoline Instant Oil Change's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one-half of respondents. To plan for old age, a solid majority of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for just over a half of workers, and more than half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Valvoline Instant Oil Change


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91 %
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $10
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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