An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Chicago, Illinois earns an average wage of $18.28 per hour. Experience strongly influences income for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Welding, Hybrid Systems, and System Repair.

$34,905 - $75,747
(Median)
$35K
$60K
$76K
MEDIAN: $60,000
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.90 - $30.20
(Median)
$9
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Local Salary 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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,905 - $75,747  
   
Bonus
$1,250  
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).
)
$21,029 - $72,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate 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.
)
$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $30.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.54  
Overtime
$30.74  
Local 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.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,250  
   
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).
)
$21,029 - $72,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 39
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

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

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Employers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 46%


National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Welding
up arrow 34%

Hybrid Systems
up arrow 16%

System Repair
up arrow 13%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

National Average
$43,000

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 1%

Performance
up arrow 2%

Tools
up arrow 4%

Maintenance
up arrow 5%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

Technical Services
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 26%
ADVERTISEMENT