An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic earns an average wage of NZ$23.44 per hour.

NZ$36,913 - NZ$73,268
NZ$37K
NZ$54K
NZ$73K
MEDIAN: NZ$53,513
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50%
90%
NZ$16.04 - NZ$28.72
NZ$16
NZ$23
NZ$29
MEDIAN: NZ$23.24
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90%
NZ$0NZ$73K
Salary NZ$36,913 - NZ$73,268
Bonus NZ$484.79 - NZ$6,183
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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NZ$34,107 - NZ$64,454
  • Country: New Zealand
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data NZ$0NZ$46
Hourly Rate NZ$16.04 - NZ$28.72
Hourly Tips NZ$0.30
Overtime NZ$27.40 - NZ$46.20
Annual Data NZ$0NZ$64K
Bonus NZ$484.79 - NZ$6,183
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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NZ$34,107 - NZ$64,454
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: NZD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 168

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$37,000 based on 47 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$50,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$56,000 based on 46 salaries. An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of NZ$54,000 based on 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$49,349

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

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic?

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Auckland:
"A great path to your degree."
Pros: You're learning something new every single day. It's like taking a course but with practical stuff.
Cons: Your body may result injured due the positions you hold and your arms very dirty.

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Auckland:
"The hours are long and they drag the boss is not paying me e."
Pros: Seeing then happy while I suffer.
Cons: Getting paid to work for gas the next week to pay rent and vice versa.

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Hastings:
"Requires Excellent Attention To Detail And A Wide Knowledge."
Pros: The industry is ever changing and there is a wide variety of tasks to perform.
Cons: It is physically demanding, leaning over bonnets, working at awkward angles and reaching up for long periods can be uncomfortable and tiring. The pay rate is not so good.

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Upper Hutt:
Pros: I enjoy learning new skills to diagnose and repair all types of passenger cars, including use of all types of automotive diagnostic equipment from historical to the newest available. My personal satisfaction of knowing that another correctly diagnosed and repaired vehicle is put back into happy customers hands.
Cons: Our new company director. Can't do much about that so just do my job the best I can. Its the staff and customers that keep me at this job, have to have some loyalty.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

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Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲9%

▲1%

National Average
NZ$49,000

▼25%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 90%