Entry-Level Automotive Service Technician Salary

An Entry-Level Automotive Service Technician earns an average wage of $11.93 per hour. A skill in Electronic Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.

$17,030 - $58,175
$17K
$31K
$58K
MEDIAN: $30,723
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$9.11 - $18.38
$9
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.93
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$17,030 - $58,175  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $4,932  
Commission
$2,640  
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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$19,559 - $43,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.11 - $18.38  
   
Overtime
$13.20 - $24.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$101.37 - $4,932  
   
Commission
$2,640  
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).
)
$19,559 - $43,005  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 232
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Automotive Service Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Automotive Service Technician in Orlando:
`"$The Money Is Never Enough."`
Hopefully you love working on cars and can be content. Hours can be long, projects can be difficult, get used to people. Focus and take your time to do the job properly. Having to go back and repeat something you forgot or missed causes you to lose money in the long run. Fix it right the first time.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
18%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲10%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲9%

National Average
$27,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 42%
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