Automobile Mechanic with Troubleshooting Skills Salary

The average Automobile Mechanic with Troubleshooting skills earns approximately $17.10 per hour. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Some workers in this field — a majority — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than two-fifths and dental plans are enjoyed by just under one in three. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,621 - $66,296
$25K
$44K
$66K
MEDIAN: $43,719
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$10.57 - $25.55
$11
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,621 - $66,296  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $5,171  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
Commission
$6,200  
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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$23,828 - $61,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.57 - $25.55  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$15.15 - $36.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$99.33 - $5,171  
   
Commission
$6,200  
Profit Sharing
$1,965  
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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$23,828 - $61,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 330
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Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Mechanic

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


For many Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $30K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $38K. For Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $44K. Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $45K.

Key Stats for Automobile Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Automobile Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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