Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Los Angeles Salary

For Los Angeles Auto Mechanics, hourly average wages total $18.01 per hour. For the most part, Auto Mechanics in Los Angeles, Calif. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and one-half receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$24,417 - $97,591
$24K
$48K
$98K
MEDIAN: $48,342
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$10.45 - $28.20
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$0$97K
Salary $24,417 - $97,591
Bonus $6,500
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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$24,086 - $71,864
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $10.45 - $28.20
Hourly Tips $0.06
Overtime $14.00 - $52.38
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $6,500
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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$24,086 - $71,864
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Pay by Experience for an Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 23 salaries. An Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$43,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Plug-in Hybrid Electic Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV)
▲65%

Hybrid Systems
▲46%

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV)
▲39%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲16%


System Repair
▲12%


Performance
▲9%


Maintenance
▲6%

Tools
▲6%

Technical Services
▼0%

National Average
$43,000

Customer Service
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 43%
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