Lube Technician Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Lube Technician is $9.72 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Automotive Engine Repair and Customer Service. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Lube Technician Total Pay (?
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$15,110 - $49,316
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MEDIAN: $23,421
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Lube Technician Total Pay (?
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$7.88 - $12.83
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$15,110 - $49,316  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,203  
Commission
$315.00 - $2,150  
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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$16,766 - $29,746  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 389
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.88 - $12.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.67  
Overtime
$10.22 - $18.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,203  
   
Commission
$315.00 - $2,150  
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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$16,766 - $29,746  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 389
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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
  • Use automotive knowledge to assist customers with technical questions related to product installation and removal.
  • Explain technical diagnoses and repairs to customers.

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Experience Affects Lube Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$21,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Skills That Affect Lube Technician Salaries

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 15%
Customer Service
up arrow 13%
National Average
$21,000
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Rated 3 out of 5 based on 69 votes.
Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 54%
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