Automobile Mechanic Salary

An Automobile Mechanic earns an average wage of $15.62 per hour.
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$23,532 - $69,719
$24K
$41K
$70K
MEDIAN: $41,393
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50%
90%

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$10.07 - $25.26
$10
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $15.68
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$0$69K
Salary $23,532 - $69,719
Bonus $61.28 - $7,047
Profit Sharing $997
Commission $10.21 - $43,063
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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$21,403 - $61,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 334
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $25.26
Hourly Tips $0.04 - $2.50
Overtime $13.85 - $34.24
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $61.28 - $7,047
Commission $10.21 - $43,063
Profit Sharing $997
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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$21,403 - $61,179
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 840

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Job Description for Automobile Mechanic

An automobile mechanic needs to be well educated in a variety of subjects involved in car functions. Generally, you need some type of schooling to work in the auto mechanic industry. The majority of the time, a mechanic works indoors in a garage.

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Automobile Mechanic 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.

Common Career Paths for Automobile Mechanic


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Automobile Mechanic Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Automobile Mechanic

Popular Skills for Automobile Mechanic

Pay by Experience Level for Automobile Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Automobile Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Automobile Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 463 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automobile Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 347 salaries. An experienced Automobile Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 394 salaries. An Automobile Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 294 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,857

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Automobile Mechanic Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Automobile Mechanic?

Automobile Mechanic in Griffin:
"I good at fix cars."
Pros: Get pay help people cars.
Cons: Noting.

Automobile Mechanic in Mount Vernon:
Pros: Being able to tell a customer that there vehicle is now safe to drive and seeing the smile on there face.
Cons: Customers who think my job is as quick as mcdonalds drive thru.

Automobile Mechanic in Dansville:
"Satisfing."
Pros: Fixing problems.
Cons: More money.

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Key Stats for Automobile Mechanic

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 169 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Automobile Mechanic Salaries

▲21%

▲12%

National Average
$37,000

▼1%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Automobile Mechanic Salaries





National Average
$37,000

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼8%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼10%

Maintenance
▼44%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 169 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 60%
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