Average Entry-Level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Hourly Pay

$12.03
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$607
Bonus
$1,200
Commission
$100
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic is $12.03.
10%
$9.19
10%
$12.03
50%
$17.60
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MEDIAN $12.03
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United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$9 - $18
Bonus
$96 - $2,065
Profit Sharing
$10 - $1,400
Commission
$101 - $8,617
Total Pay
$19,788 - $40,647

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Job Description for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Automotive Service Technician / 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.

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Popular Skills for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Tools and Maintenance.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

An early career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.31 based on 5,233 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.88 based on 3,841 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.57 based on 4,062 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 16,323 survey responses.
Early Career
32.1%
Mid Career
23.5%
Experienced
24.9%
Late Career
19.5%