Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in San Diego, California Salary

The average wage for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in San Diego, California is $17.00 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Systems Troubleshooting and System Repair.

$25,143 - $76,000
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MEDIAN: $40,444
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$10.06 - $29.36
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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Salary
$25,143 - $76,000  
   
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$21,583 - $65,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $29.36  
   
Overtime
$17.96  
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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$21,583 - $65,853  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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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.

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Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%


National Average
$39,000

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

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 43%

System Repair
up arrow 15%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 3%

National Average
$39,000

Tools
up arrow 10%

Maintenance
up arrow 11%

Customer Service
up arrow 36%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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