Automotive Electrician Salary

An Automotive Electrician earns an average wage of $15.38 per hour.

$29,194 - $71,772
$29K
$52K
$72K
MEDIAN: $52,116
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50%
90%

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$11.92 - $24.83
$12
$16
$25
MEDIAN: $16.25
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$0$71K
Salary $29,194 - $71,772
Bonus $650
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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$27,502 - $63,355
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $11.92 - $24.83
Overtime $18.91 - $46.19
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $650
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).
)
$27,502 - $63,355
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32

Job Description for Automotive Electrician

Most modern cars now depend on intricate electronic systems to control everything from engine timing and fuel intake to the simple act of starting the vehicle. Specialized car mechanics called "automotive electricians" are those who diagnose and repair problems related to automotive electrical systems.

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Automotive Electrician Tasks

  • Install electrical components, wiring and systems.
  • Keep accurate records.
  • Evaluate and repair electrical issues.
  • Test and calibrate components and systems.

Automotive Electrician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Automotive Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 18 salaries. An Automotive Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Automotive Electrician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Automotive Electrician Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

National Average
$42,000

Experienced
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Mid-Career
▼10%

Skills That Affect Automotive Electrician Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Electronic Equipment Installation
▼1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 22%