Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Automotive Electrician is $18.84
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Electricians?
An early career Automotive Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.00 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.00 based on 10 salaries. An experienced …Read more
What Do Automotive Electricians Do?
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.
These technicians use a variety of computerized equipment and analyses to troubleshoot electrical problems and repair affected areas of vehicles, which are usually referred to them by either a …Read more
- Install electrical components, wiring and systems.
- Keep accurate records.
- Evaluate and repair electrical issues.
- Test and calibrate components and systems.