Automobile Mechanic Salary

An Automobile Mechanic earns an average wage of $15.45 per hour.
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$23,806 - $68,403
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$68K
MEDIAN: $40,523
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$9.86 - $25.20
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$23,806 - $68,403  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,954  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $23,672  
Commission
$9.70 - $35,745  
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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$21,062 - $59,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 438
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $25.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.15  
Overtime
$10.38 - $36.48  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,954  
   
Commission
$9.70 - $35,745  
Profit Sharing
$101.37 - $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).
)
$21,062 - $59,374  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,046
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Mechanic

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,260

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Experience Affects Automobile Mechanic Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Automobile Mechanic Salaries



System Repair
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Automotive Engine Repair
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National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 162 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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