Lube Technician Salary

A Lube Technician earns an average wage of $9.90 per hour. A skill in Oil Changes is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
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$14,885 - $35,498
(Median)
$15K
$22K
$35K
MEDIAN: $22,264
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$8.25 - $13.17
(Median)
$8
$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$14,885 - $35,498  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
Profit Sharing
$491.32  
Commission
$67.87 - $4,972  
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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$17,590 - $30,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.25 - $13.17  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.04 - $2.90  
Overtime
$11.03 - $18.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,226  
   
Commission
$67.87 - $4,972  
Profit Sharing
$491.32  
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).
)
$17,590 - $30,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 760
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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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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Experience Affects Lube Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$21,000


Skills That Affect Lube Technician Salaries

Oil Changes
up arrow 25%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 4%

Mechanical Tool Repair
up arrow 2%

National Average
$21,000

change oil
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
up arrow 2%

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

Fluid Maintenance
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 107 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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