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Automobile Mechanic Salary

An Automobile Mechanic earns an average wage of $15.37 per hour.
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$23,817 - $66,943
(Median)
$24K
$40K
$67K
MEDIAN: $39,874
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90%

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$9.71 - $25.01
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,817 - $66,943  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,891  
Profit Sharing
$25.34 - $23,672  
Commission
$0.00 - $34,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,970 - $57,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 351
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.71 - $25.01  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40 - $1.30  
Overtime
$6.07 - $34.11  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,891  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $34,500  
Profit Sharing
$25.34 - $23,672  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,970 - $57,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 858
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Job Description for Automobile Mechanic

An automobile mechanic needs to be well educated in a variety of subjects involved in car functions. Generally, you need some type of schooling to work in the auto mechanic industry. The majority of the time, a mechanic works indoors in a garage.

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Automobile Mechanic Tasks

  • Communicate with customer service, parts and sales departments.
  • Diagnose malfunctions using electronic testing equipment.
  • Diagnose, repair and perform maintenance on automobiles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and parts.

Common Career Paths for Automobile Mechanic


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Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Automobile Mechanic Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Automobile Mechanic Salaries




Automotive Engine Repair
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National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 26%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 52%