Late-Career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salary

Late-Career Auto Mechanics pull down an average of $22.87 per hour. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although more than a third lack health benefits of any kind, the greater part do enjoy medical insurance, and over a third get dental coverage, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$33,518 - $82,718
$34K
$51K
$83K
MEDIAN: $51,452
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$14.75 - $30.81
$15
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $22.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,518 - $82,718  
   
Bonus
$102.56 - $6,183  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$3.21 - $34,255  
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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$32,247 - $71,789  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 488
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $30.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$15.54 - $39.91  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$102.56 - $6,183  
   
Commission
$3.21 - $34,255  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$32,247 - $71,789  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,062

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The Pep Boys, CarMax, Inc., The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, Aamco Transmissions, Inc., and Firestone Complete Auto Care are all popular places to work. Chrysler Group LLC. offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $58K. Late-Career Auto Mechanics can also look forward to large paychecks at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co ($51K), Aamco Transmissions, Inc. ($50K), and CarMax, Inc. ($50K).

Workers at The Pep Boys, Firestone Complete Auto Care, and CarMax, Inc. also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $46K, $47K, and $50K respectively.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,257

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Late-Career Auto Mechanics that is 24 percent greater than the national average, Chicago offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Late-Career Auto Mechanics will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+22 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), Phoenix (+14 percent), and Seattle (+12 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Las Vegas Late-Career Auto Mechanics earning much less — 24 percent less — than the national average. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Los Angeles and Portland (12 percent lower).

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 239 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Hybrid Systems
▲10%

Plug-in Hybrid Electic Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV)
▲5%

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV)
▲5%




Performance
▲2%



Tools
▲1%

Welding
▲1%

Computer Service
▲1%

Maintenance
▼0%

Technical Services
▼0%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 239 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 38%