Experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Cincinnati, Ohio Salary

An Experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Cincinnati, Ohio earns an average wage of $19.72 per hour.

$38,783 - $81,450
$39K
$41K
$81K
MEDIAN: $40,963
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90%

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$16.23 - $28.60
$16
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.42
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$0$81K
Salary $38,783 - $81,450
Bonus $3,380
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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$38,583 - $64,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $16.23 - $28.60
Overtime $24.58
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $3,380
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).
)
$38,583 - $64,717
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 3 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Job Description for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Automotive service technicians are more commonly known as "car mechanics" Automotive service technicians diagnose, repair and perform maintenance on automobiles. When performing diagnostics, automotive service technicians use electronic testing equipment to identify problems. In addition to special diagnostic equipment, the automotive service technician works with a wide range of tools which are used for repairs of diagnosed problems. The automotive service technician performs a mix of physical and mental tasks during a typical day. Mental labor includes diagnosing problems and dealing with customers, while the physical labor comes from physical repairs to automobiles. Work settings for automotive service technicians are typically noisy, well-ventilated garages with good lighting. Automotive service technicians can often be found in uncomfortable physical positions and covered with grease when working on automobiles. Most automotive service technicians work in service repair garages. Clientele for auto mechanics runs the gamut, and includes anybody who needs to have their car serviced. Co-workers are typically other mechanics and supervisors. Although no formal college degree is required to become and automotive technician, it is becoming ever more important to actually receive formal training. This is because of the increasing use of complex computer programs, which aid in the diagnosis of vehicle service problems. Typical training programs in post-secondary institutions last two years and prepare the student for a career as an auto tech. After gaining employment, industry certification is required. Half of the automotive service technicians in the field work a typical 40 hours per week, while over 30 percent of employees work greater than 40 hours per week. The skills and knowledge which an automotive tech possesses afford the opportunity to work privately as well. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


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.

About Cincinnati, Ohio

Hamilton County, Ohio
298,537
Male:
143,654 (48.1%)
Female:
154,883 (51.9%)
Cincinnati (/ˌsɪnsᵻˈnæti/ SIN-si-NAT-ee) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio that serves as county seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located on the north side of the confluence of the Licking with the Ohio River. With a population of 298,550, Cincinnati is the third-largest city in Ohio and the 65th-largest city in the United States. Its metropolitan statistical area is the 28th-largest in the United States and the largest centered in Ohio. The city is also part of the larger Cincinnati–Middletown–Wilmington combined statistical area, which had a population of 2,172,191 in the 2010 census. In the early 19th century, Cincinnati was an American boomtown in the heart of the country; it rivaled the larger coastal cities in size and wealth. Throughout much of the 19th century, it was listed among the top 10 U.S. cities by population, surpassed only by New Orleans and the older,...
Cincinnati:
$35,001
Ohio:
$51,075
$658
Cincinnati:
$119,000
Ohio:
$136,400
6.7%

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
87%
20 years or more
13%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼0%

System Repair
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Troubleshooting
▼2%

Maintenance
▼2%

Automotive Engine Repair
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 11%