By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is $11.45 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $8.30 per hour. Overall, the greater share of Express Oil Change folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $10.22 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Automotive Technicians, Assistant Store Managers, Assistant Service Managers, and Auto Mechanics; while the first receives the highest median pay at $11.80 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $9.78, $9.50, and around $9.50, respectively. Near the bottom at Express Oil Change are Lube Technicians, pulling in an average of just about $8.38.
Certifications and Degrees
Automotive Service Exellence Certificate Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $14.74 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Maintenance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $12.00 per hour. A common skill in Express Oil Change's work force is Automotive Engine Repair; roughly one-half of survey participants report using it on the job. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Team Leadership, and Retail.
At Express Oil Change, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Express Oil Change provides an optional 401(k) plan, and one in three workers participate. A little more than half of workers have health insurance, and benefits for more than two-fifths of workers also include dental insurance.