Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in San Diego, California Salary

The average wage for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in San Diego, California is $19.35 per hour. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Systems Troubleshooting and System Repair.

$26,039 - $73,047
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MEDIAN: $40,210
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$10.23 - $30.97
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MEDIAN: $19.92
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$26,039 - $73,047  
   
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$22,644 - $69,484  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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$10.23 - $30.97  
   
Overtime
$18.51  
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$22,644 - $69,484  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 40

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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

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 16 salaries. An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

▲54%

▲18%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

▼29%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
▲38%

System Repair
▲20%

National Average
$42,000

Troubleshooting
▼1%

Performance
▼1%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼2%

Tools
▼16%

▼18%

Customer Service
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 32%
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