The average wage for a Mid-Career Automotive Technician is AU$24.47 per hour.

AU$34,779 - AU$65,735
AU$35K
AU$51K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$50,875
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.76 - AU$30.44
AU$20
AU$25
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$24.55
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$34,779 - AU$65,735
Bonus AU$973 - AU$13,893
Commission AU$3,800
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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AU$40,398 - AU$66,747
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$19.76 - AU$30.44
Overtime AU$20.40 - AU$45.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$66K
Bonus AU$973 - AU$13,893
Commission AU$3,800
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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AU$40,398 - AU$66,747
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

Job Description for Automotive Technician

An automotive technician performs routine repairs, diagnostics, and maintenance on vehicles, including brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems. They typically work in an automotive repair shop or chain, describing needed work to customers and providing cost estimates needed to bring customer's vehicles up to manufacturer's specifications; they also may open their own auto shop or work in specialty companies such as dealerships or car rental companies. An auto shop, which often runs during regular business hours, usually has more than one technician, who are supervised by a shop manager or senior technician. The automotive technician also orders auto parts and other supplies needed for the repairs.

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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.

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,915

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
79%
10-19 years
21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 88%