The average rate for a Wheel Alignment Mechanic is $14.31 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$10.14 - $19.49
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $19.49  
   
Overtime
$19.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$10,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$22,184 - $46,657  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Job Description for Wheel Alignment Mechanic

A wheel alignment mechanic performs maintenance on a car to make sure that the car is properly aligned. The mechanic corrects the problem of the steering wheel swerving in different directions instead of staying in a straight line. This is essential to increase gas mileage, prevent accidents, and make sure that there is not any unnecessary and uneven wear on the tires. The mechanic will usually use a computerized system to figure out how the car needs to be aligned.

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Wheel Alignment Mechanic 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 Wheel Alignment Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
medical benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 81%
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