Automotive Electrician Salary

An Automotive Electrician earns an average wage of $16.22 per hour.

$19,592 - $80,000

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$10.93 - $32.72

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$19,592 - $80,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
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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$21,265 - $66,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.93 - $32.72  
   
Overtime
$18.31 - $30.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
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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$21,265 - $66,161  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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

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

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Experience Affects Automotive Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 47%
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