Auto Mechanics in Portland, Ore. take home an average $19.42 per hour. The majority of Auto Mechanics in Portland claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$51,000 - $85,000
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MEDIAN: $70,000
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$10.21 - $26.82
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$70,000  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
Total Pay (?
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$24,619 - $79,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $26.82  
   
Overtime
$33.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$4,913  
   
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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$24,619 - $79,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

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


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $33K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $46K. Auto Mechanics in Portland bring in $52K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $46K.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries


National Average
$46,000

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 17%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

System Repair
up arrow 4%

National Average
$46,000

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
up arrow 14%

Tools
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 32%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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