Mechanic Salary

The average wage for a Mechanic is $18.56 per hour.

$29,299 - $59,180

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$9.70 - $24.01

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,299 - $59,180  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,250  
Total Pay (?
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$22,247 - $56,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $24.01  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $36.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,250  
   
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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$22,247 - $56,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Mechanic

Mechanics generally repair vehicles such as cars, trucks, and airplanes. They work primarily in shops in which unpleasant conditions such as heat and loud sounds may be encountered, and a variety of part-time and full-time positions are available; some may also work on-call for whenever services are required.

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Mechanic Tasks

  • Communicate with customer service, parts and sales departments.
  • Diagnose malfunctions using electronic testing equipment.
  • Diagnose, repair and perform maintenance on automobiles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and parts.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic

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

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Experience Affects Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 24%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 44%
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