Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $10.85 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Valvoline Instant Oil Change employees (59 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $10.18 per hour on average.
By state, the highest pay levels are found in Minnesota, where the average Valvoline Instant Oil Change employee makes around $11.00 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Assistant Service Managers, Senior Maintenance Technicians, Auto Mechanics, and Customer Service Advisors; while the first receives the highest median pay at $11.28 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $10.57, $10.02, and about $9.68, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Valvoline Instant Oil Change are Lube Technicians — the median salary for this role approaches $9.50.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach around $12.80 per hour for State Inspection Licences; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have a High School Diploma make the most here, hauling in $9.74 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Customer Service; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $10.92 per hour. A garden variety skill at Valvoline Instant Oil Change is Maintenance; a little over a half of Valvoline Instant Oil Change's people use it regularly. Other top skills include System Repair, Troubleshooting, and Automotive Engine Repair.
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
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Valvoline Instant Oil Change provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a solid majority of respondents participate. Slightly more than half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a little over a half of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, free drinks, and life insurance.