The average pay for an Automotive Technician in Houston, Texas is $17.21 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Electronic Troubleshooting, System Repair, and Troubleshooting. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$18,937 - $70,957
(Median)
$19K
$50K
$71K
MEDIAN: $50,191
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$10.89 - $27.90
(Median)
$11
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$18,937 - $70,957  
   
Bonus
$650  
Commission
$1,000  
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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$22,999 - $62,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.89 - $27.90  
   
Overtime
$13.19 - $47.68  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$650  
   
Commission
$1,000  
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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$22,999 - $62,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician

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

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Experience Affects Automotive Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%



National Average
$38,000


Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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