The average pay for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in San Francisco, California is $21.99 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Electronic Troubleshooting and Systems Troubleshooting. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$37,000 - $90,000
(Median)
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$51K
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MEDIAN: $50,868
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$14.90 - $30.20
(Median)
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$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$50,868  
   
Total Pay (?
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$28,934 - $90,753  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.90 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$36.59  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Total Pay (?
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$28,934 - $90,753  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 20%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 13%

Tools
up arrow 3%

System Repair
up arrow 3%

National Average
$49,000

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 5%

Maintenance
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 82%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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