Automobile Mechanic with Troubleshooting Skills Salary

Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills take home an average $17.03 per hour. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a little less than one-half and dental insurance is reported by just under a third. Work is enjoyable for Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,195 - $68,962
(Median)
$24K
$43K
$69K
MEDIAN: $42,762
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$10.83 - $25.61
(Median)
$11
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$24,195 - $68,962  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
Commission
$8,600  
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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$24,235 - $60,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.83 - $25.61  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$14.35 - $39.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,072  
   
Commission
$8,600  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$24,235 - $60,328  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 372
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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 Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $31K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $37K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills bring in $41K after working for 10 to 20 years. Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $43K.

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Experience Affects Automobile Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 88 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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