An Experienced Automotive Technician earns an average wage of $20.63 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Hybrid Systems, transmission repair, and diagnostics.

$29,789 - $78,584
$30K
$51K
$79K
MEDIAN: $50,971
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$14.08 - $29.20
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MEDIAN: $20.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$29,789 - $78,584  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $13,089  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Commission
$986 - $34,465  
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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$30,552 - $67,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 415
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.08 - $29.20  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.04  
Overtime
$15.18 - $39.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$297.99 - $13,089  
   
Commission
$986 - $34,465  
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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$30,552 - $67,502  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,035

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National Average: $46,152

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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 211 votes.
083
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%
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Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Hybrid Systems
up arrow 52%

transmission repair
up arrow 50%

diagnostics
up arrow 17%


Automotive Engine Repair
0%

Troubleshooting
0%

System Repair
0%

National Average
$46,000


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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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