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Average Hourly Rate for Valvoline Instant Oil Change Employees

Valvoline Instant Oil Change workers earn an average of $9.31 per hour normally and $15.14 during overtime hours. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Valvoline Instant Oil Change
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Automotive Technician (5)
$6.76 - $14.36  
[-]Automotive Technician (5)
Hourly Rate$6.76 - $14.36  
[+]Lube Technician (3)
$7.17 - $12.55  
[+]Lube Technician (3)
Hourly Rate$7.17 - $12.55  
[+]Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic (3)
$6.99 - $14.78  
[+]Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic (3)
Hourly Rate$6.99 - $14.78  
[+]Assistant Service Manager (2)
$7.49 - $17.58  
[+]Assistant Service Manager (2)
Hourly Rate$7.49 - $17.58  
 Precise Range (?
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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Years of Experience

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Valvoline Instant Oil Change employees (79 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $9.47 per hour on average.


Across its U.S. offices, the state of New York pays Valvoline Instant Oil Change the most — around $12.12 per hour on average.


Assistant Service Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $11.28 per hour on average; Senior Maintenance Technicians are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $10.19, followed by Automotive Technicians earning about $9.90 and Auto Mechanics making $9.00. With salaries averaging $9.00, Lube Technicians are among the lowest paid at Valvoline Instant Oil Change.

Certifications and Degrees

State Inspection Licences receive bigger paychecks (approximately $11.28 per hour) than those without credentials.


In this position, it pays to have Team Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $10.34 per hour. A garden variety skill at Valvoline Instant Oil Change is Customer Service; around half of Valvoline Instant Oil Change's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Automotive Engine Repair.


Valvoline Instant Oil Change's employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only half of workers. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Valvoline Instant Oil Change provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a strong majority of workers participate. Roughly one-half report having health insurance, and approximately one-half report having dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Valvoline Instant Oil Change


9 %
91 %
Hourly Rate
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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 6 votes.
United States (change)

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