An Experienced Automotive Technician earns an average wage of $20.56 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Hybrid Systems, transmission repair, and diagnostics.

$29,580 - $79,228
$30K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,826
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$13.86 - $29.17
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$29
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,580 - $79,228  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $12,255  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$489.36 - $34,724  
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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$30,413 - $67,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 428
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.86 - $29.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.04  
Overtime
$14.80 - $39.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$195.74 - $12,255  
   
Commission
$489.36 - $34,724  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$30,413 - $67,527  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,017

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National Average: $45,940

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Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 222 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%
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Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Hybrid Systems
up arrow 63%

transmission repair
up arrow 51%

diagnostics
up arrow 45%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Automotive Engine Repair
0%

Troubleshooting
0%

System Repair
0%

National Average
$46,000


Master Technician
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Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 222 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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