Late-Career Automotive Technician Salary

Median pay for Late-Career Automotive Technicians is around $24.04 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While some workers in this profession — about two-fifths — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and around two in five have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,229 - $91,784
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$55K
$92K
MEDIAN: $54,603
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$16.00 - $31.39
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MEDIAN: $24.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$36,229 - $91,784  
   
Bonus
$299.00 - $17,664  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
Commission
$503 - $32,779  
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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$35,641 - $76,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 259
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.00 - $31.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.15  
Overtime
$17.51 - $47.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$299.00 - $17,664  
   
Commission
$503 - $32,779  
Profit Sharing
$1,600  
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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$35,641 - $76,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 545

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Many Late-Career Automotive Technicians can be found at Firestone Complete Auto Care, Automotive, AutoNation, Inc., The Pep Boys, and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, firms that are at the top of the field. Those at Automotive can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $58K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,837

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Late-Career Automotive Technicians, Charlotte provides a pay rate that is 18 percent greater than the national average. Late-Career Automotive Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Dallas (+16 percent), Cincinnati (+13 percent), Houston (+6 percent), and San Antonio (+1 percent). Falling short of the national average by 16 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Phoenix. Employers pay around 16 percent less in Rochester and 12 percent less in Buffalo, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Plug-in Hybrid Electic Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV)
▲4%


diagnosis
▲1%




Systems Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

▼4%

diagnostics
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 125 votes.

Gender

Female
0 %
Male
100 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 39%
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