Average Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$23.90
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AU$2,517
Bonus
AU$4,000
Commission
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The average hourly pay for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Australia is AU$23.90.
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AU$18.52
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AU$23.90
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AU$30.62
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MEDIAN AU$23.90
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Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$31
Bonus
AU$484 - AU$10,034
Commission
AU$2,543 - AU$11,792
Total Pay
AU$39,177 - AU$67,576

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Job Description for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

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

Popular Employer Salaries for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

The top respondents for the job title Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic are from the companies Holden, Automotive and Ultratune. Reported salaries are highest at Ultratune where the average pay is AU$26.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Holden and BMW Melbourne, earning around AU$25.00 and AU$24.02, respectively. Jax Quickfit Tyres pays the lowest at around AU$21.36. AHG and Automotive also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$22.13 and AU$23.41, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic
Automobile Mechanic
Mechanic Foreman
Automotive Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, Technical Services, Maintenance, Electronic Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

An entry-level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$20.29 based on 25 salaries. An early career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.59 based on 462 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$23.96 based on 548 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.73 based on 456 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$26.
Employees with Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 8.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (4.0% more) and Gold Coast, Queensland (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (2.8% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,759 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.4%
Early Career
26.3%
Mid Career
31.2%
Experienced
25.9%
Late Career
15.2%

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