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Automotive Electrician Salary (United States)

An Automotive Electrician earns an average wage of $16.91 per hour.
Automotive Electrician Salary (?
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$19,210 - $107,276
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $38,000
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Automotive Electrician Salary (?
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$10.36 - $40.72
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$19,210 - $107,276  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
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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$20,641 - $104,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $40.72  
   
Overtime
$15.26 - $29.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,091  
   
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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$20,641 - $104,547  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Job Description for Automotive Electrician

Most modern cars now depend on intricate electronic systems to control everything from engine timing and fuel intake to the simple act of starting the vehicle. Specialized car mechanics called "automotive electricians" are those who diagnose and repair problems related to automotive electrical systems.
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Automotive Electrician Tasks
  • Evaluate and repair electrical issues.
  • Test and calibrate components and systems.
  • Install electrical components, wiring and systems.
  • Keep accurate records.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Electrician

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Experience Affects Automotive Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 88%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$36,000
Experienced
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 52%