An Automobile Mechanic earns an average wage of $15.51 per hour.
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$23,343 - $68,510
$23K
$41K
$69K
MEDIAN: $40,848
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$9.95 - $25.35
$10
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,343 - $68,510  
   
Bonus
$198.20 - $5,217  
Profit Sharing
$1,015  
Commission
$10.30 - $33,935  
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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$21,075 - $59,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $25.35  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.04 - $3.97  
Overtime
$13.74 - $35.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$198.20 - $5,217  
   
Commission
$10.30 - $33,935  
Profit Sharing
$1,015  
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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$21,075 - $59,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 880

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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

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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,163

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What is it like working as an Automobile Mechanic?

Automobile Mechanic in Mount Vernon:
Pros: Being able to tell a customer that there vehicle is now safe to drive and seeing the smile on there face.
Cons: Customers who think my job is as quick as mcdonalds drive thru.

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Key Stats for Automobile Mechanic

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%
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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

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Heavy Equipment Repair
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Maintenance
up arrow 42%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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