The average hourly pay for an Automotive Technician in New Zealand is NZ$25.37.
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What Do Automotive Technicians Do?
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 …Read more
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
What Are Popular Skills for Automotive Technicians?
Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, Maintenance and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technicians?
An early career Automotive Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$21.88 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$25.06 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$27.53 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$27.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 77 survey responses.