Automotive Service Technician with Automotive Engine Repair Skills Salary

Average Automotive Service Technicians with Automotive Engine Repair skills make around $17.51 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Automotive Service Technicians with Automotive Engine Repair skills. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and just under one-half receive dental plans. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$21,740 - $75,674
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MEDIAN: $50,980
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$9.94 - $27.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$21,740 - $75,674  
   
Bonus
$527 - $10,101  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$21,394 - $61,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $27.32  
   
Overtime
$13.98 - $32.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$527 - $10,101  
   
Commission
$1,000  
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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$21,394 - $61,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Service Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Service Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 101 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Service Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 68 salaries. An Automotive Service Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 40 salaries.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲26%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 40%
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