An Entry-Level Automotive Service Technician earns an average wage of $12.09 per hour. A skill in Automotive Engine Repair is associated with high pay for this job.

$17,379 - $59,322
$17K
$32K
$59K
MEDIAN: $32,500
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$9.21 - $18.90
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$12
$19
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$17,379 - $59,322  
   
Bonus
$5.21 - $3,020  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
Commission
$5,200  
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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$19,830 - $43,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $18.90  
   
Overtime
$13.34 - $24.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$5.21 - $3,020  
   
Commission
$5,200  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$19,830 - $43,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 257

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Automotive Service Technician Advice

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
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
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

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 11%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%

National Average
$27,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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