Average Hourly Rate for Valvoline Instant Oil Change Employees

Valvoline Instant Oil Change offers employees an average of $10.57 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $17.85. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your city and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Valvoline Instant Oil Change. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $11.12 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Valvoline Instant Oil Change people (60 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn about $10.54 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($13.90 per hour) can be spotted in Nashville, Tenn.; Woburn, Mass. (around $13.00), Lexington, Ky. ($11.88), and Cincinnati, Ohio (approximately $10.24) are the next top-paying cities. Orlando, Fla. is near the bottom for pay at $9.86. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Minnesota, where the average Valvoline Instant Oil Change employee makes around $11.20 per hour.


Earning approximately $13.15 per hour on average, Assistant Store Managers receive the most money, followed by Senior Maintenance Technicians (about $11.13), Auto Mechanics ($10.34), and Maintenance Technicians ($10.25). Among the lower-paid positions at Valvoline Instant Oil Change are Automotive Technicians — the median salary for this role approaches around $9.50.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $14.61 per hour for Automotive Service Excellence Certificate Holders, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a GED or High School Diploma; Valvoline Instant Oil Change awards $9.74 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be People Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $14.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at Valvoline Instant Oil Change is Customer Service; the greater part of Valvoline Instant Oil Change's people use it regularly. Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Sales round out the set of key employee skills.


Employees who completed the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

One in four employees receive paid vacation, and only one in six respondents get sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of survey participants use it to save for retirement. The larger part of employees receive health insurance, and the larger part of workers get dental coverage. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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