Average Automotive Technician Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$24.51
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AU$3,904
Bonus
AU$1,000
Commission
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The average hourly pay for an Automotive Technician in Australia is AU$24.51.
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AU$19.77
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AU$24.51
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AU$30.03
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MEDIAN AU$24.51
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Hourly Rate
AU$20 - AU$30
Bonus
AU$582 - AU$18,038
Commission
AU$0 - AU$1,000
Total Pay
AU$41,008 - AU$68,309

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Job Description for Automotive Technician

Automotive Technician 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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Automotive Technician. 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 Technician
Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic
Auto Accessories Installer
Automobile Detailer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Automotive Technician

Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Electronic Troubleshooting and Automotive Engine Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician

An early career Automotive Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$22.51 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.08 based on 83 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$25.24 based on 54 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$25.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Melbourne, Victoria (3.0% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (1.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 219 survey responses.
Early Career
23.3%
Mid Career
37.9%
Experienced
24.7%
Late Career
14.2%

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