Lube Technician Salary

The average rate for a Lube Technician is $10.18 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Oil Changes is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.
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$15,260 - $29,613
$15K
$22K
$30K
MEDIAN: $22,376
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$8.52 - $13.40
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MEDIAN: $10.18
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$11K$22K$33K
Salary
$15,260 - $29,613  
   
Bonus
$30.91 - $3,886  
Profit Sharing
$1,150  
Commission
$71.49 - $7,830  
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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$18,249 - $31,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.52 - $13.40  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19 - $1.70  
Overtime
$12.08 - $19.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$30.91 - $3,886  
   
Commission
$71.49 - $7,830  
Profit Sharing
$1,150  
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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$18,249 - $31,111  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 916
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Job Description for Lube Technician

Vehicles require regular maintenance to keep operating at peak efficiency. A key element of this process is regular oil changes, and the person who usually performs this task is a lube technician. A lube technician typically works at dealerships or dedicated automotive service outlets. They are in charge of removing and replacing oil filters, draining the engine of old oil, and replacing it with new oil. The technician also treats the chassis with lube as required or suggested by the manufacturer. In this job, the technician must be aware of the manufacturer's suggested type of oil, which may require consulting a computer database or specification manual.

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Lube Technician Tasks

  • Explain technical diagnoses and repairs to customers.
  • Use automotive knowledge to assist customers with technical questions related to product installation and removal.

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Pay by Experience Level for Lube Technician

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $22,470

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Q: What is it like working as a Lube Technician?

Lube Technician in Cedar Park:
`"$Seeking Better Salary."`
Pros: Ability to use mechanical aptitude and learn different types of vehicles.
Cons: Not enough pay, hours or ability to work overtime. No benefits (ie.. Medical/dental/vision/401k/ stock options/etc.

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Key Stats for Lube Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 112 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Lube Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

▲7%

▲7%

National Average
$22,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Lube Technician Salaries

Oil Changes
▲17%

▲2%

change oil
▲2%


Fluid Maintenance
▲1%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$22,000

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼5%

Team Leadership
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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