Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic in Portland, Oregon Salary

Auto Mechanics in Portland, Ore. pull down an average of $19.82 per hour. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and nearly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$50,053 - $87,806
$65K
MEDIAN: $65,000
50%

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$11.07 - $25.92
$11
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20.16
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50%
90%

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$0$87K
Salary $65,000
Bonus $5,000
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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$24,284 - $71,893
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $11.07 - $25.92
Overtime $34.65
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $5,000
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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$24,284 - $71,893
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Job Listings

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 $33,000 based on 16 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 $48,000 based on 13 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 $51,000 based on 15 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 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

▲6%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Late-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲1%

System Repair
▲1%

National Average
$48,000

Troubleshooting
▼1%

Performance
▼1%

Automotive Engine Repair
▼4%

▼14%

Tools
▼29%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▼36%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 27%