Transmission Mechanic Salary (United States)

A Transmission Mechanic earns an average wage of $18.35 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Transmission Mechanic Salary (?
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$28,118 - $61,271
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,791
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Transmission Mechanic Salary (?
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$12.49 - $25.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,118 - $61,271  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
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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$27,609 - $58,522  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.49 - $25.58  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $35.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,048  
   
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).
)
$27,609 - $58,522  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Job Description for Transmission Mechanic

Transmission mechanics specialize in repairing manual and automatic transmissions in a variety of vehicles. They know how to use basic mechanic shop equipment and tools such as hoists or lifts, wrenches and ratchets. They also know how to adjust bands, pumps and gears as needed. Transmission mechanics also are able to adjust linkage and fill the transmission with fluids.
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Transmission 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 Transmission Mechanic

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

Experience Affects Transmission Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

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Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 54%
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