An Automotive Electrician earns an average wage of $15.29 per hour.

$32,549 - $64,341
(Median)
$33K
$46K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,401
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90%

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$11.45 - $20.78
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,549 - $64,341  
   
Bonus
$814  
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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$27,390 - $52,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.45 - $20.78  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$814  
   
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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$27,390 - $52,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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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 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Automotive Electrician Salaries

Electronic Equipment Installation
up arrow 7%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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