Automobile Mechanic with Troubleshooting Skills Salary

Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills take home approximately $17.03 per hour on average. Some workers in this field — more than half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by just under a half and dental plans are enjoyed by slightly less than a third. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's 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.


Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $31K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $37K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills make a median salary of $41K. 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 $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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