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Automobile Mechanic Salary with Troubleshooting skills

A substantial slice of final earnings for Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills (nearly two in five) arrives through commissions. Median overall income in this area is approximately $38K. Although just under one-half have medical coverage and just under a third have dental coverage, a little over a half claim no health benefits at all. Most Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$23,565 - $70,622
(Median)
$24K
$41K
$71K
MEDIAN: $40,533
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90%

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$10.84 - $25.99
(Median)
$11
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$23,565 - $70,622  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$3,888 - $10,174  
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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$24,217 - $60,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $25.99  
   
Overtime
$13.84 - $39.10  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,888 - $10,174  
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).
)
$24,217 - $60,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 255

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Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Mechanic with Troubleshooting skills

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


Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $36K. Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $40K. Automobile Mechanics with Troubleshooting skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $44K on average.

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Experience Affects Automobile Mechanic with Troubleshooting skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 52%
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