Late-Career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salary

Late-Career Auto Mechanics pull down an average of $23.22 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Some workers in this field — roughly two in five — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by over a third. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,314 - $84,830
$34K
$53K
$85K
MEDIAN: $52,603
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$14.95 - $30.80
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MEDIAN: $23.22
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$0$84K
Salary $34,314 - $84,830
Bonus $148.99 - $6,993
Profit Sharing $1,600
Commission $502 - $33,433
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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$32,798 - $72,692
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 542
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $14.95 - $30.80
Hourly Tips $1.14
Overtime $15.68 - $42.07
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $148.99 - $6,993
Commission $502 - $33,433
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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$32,798 - $72,692
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,160

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The Pep Boys, CarMax, Inc., The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, Aamco Transmissions, Inc., and Firestone Complete Auto Care are among the top companies that take on many Late-Career Auto Mechanics. Those at Chrysler Group LLC. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $58K. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, Aamco Transmissions, Inc., and CarMax, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Late-Career Auto Mechanics earning around $51K, $50K, or $50K at each firm, respectively.

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: $50,709

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

For Late-Career Auto Mechanics, Chicago provides a pay rate that is 23 percent greater than the national average. Late-Career Auto Mechanics can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+21 percent), Philadelphia (+14 percent), Phoenix (+13 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). Late-Career Auto Mechanics in Las Vegas take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Los Angeles and Portland (13 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 290 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Hybrid Systems
▲9%

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

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV)
▲4%



Performance
▲2%




Tools
▼0%

Welding
▼0%

Computer Service
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

Maintenance
▼1%

Technical Services
▼1%

Customer Service
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 290 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 40%
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