Late-Career Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salary

For Late-Career Auto Mechanics, hourly average wages total $23.25 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. While approximately two in five report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and over a third have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Late-Career Auto Mechanics is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$33,762 - $85,485
$34K
$52K
$85K
MEDIAN: $52,033
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50%
90%

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$14.98 - $30.87
$15
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $23.36
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$0$85K
Salary $33,762 - $85,485
Bonus $150.50 - $7,073
Profit Sharing $1,700
Commission $1,003 - $32,973
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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$32,957 - $72,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 590
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $14.98 - $30.87
Hourly Tips $0.95
Overtime $16.57 - $41.76
Annual Data $0$72K
Bonus $150.50 - $7,073
Commission $1,003 - $32,973
Profit Sharing $1,700
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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$32,957 - $72,782
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,266

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Popular Employer Salaries for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic


Late-Career Auto Mechanics flock to The Pep Boys, CarMax, Inc., The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, Aamco Transmissions, Inc., and Firestone Complete Auto Care, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Chrysler Group LLC. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $58K. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, Aamco Transmissions, Inc., and CarMax, Inc. are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Late-Career Auto Mechanics earning around $51K, $50K, or $50K at each firm, respectively.

Employees at The Pep Boys, Firestone Complete Auto Care, and CarMax, Inc. can also expect below-average earnings of $46K, $47K, and $50K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,704

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Late-Career Auto Mechanics, working in the bustling city of Chicago has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Late-Career Auto Mechanics can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+21 percent), Philadelphia (+14 percent), Phoenix (+13 percent), and Seattle (+11 percent). One of the biggest compensable factors for Late-Career Auto Mechanics is geography, with workers in Las Vegas earning a whopping 25 percent below the national average. Employers in Los Angeles and Portland also lean toward paying below-median salaries (13 percent less).

Key Stats for Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
100 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 337 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic Salaries

Hybrid Systems
▲9%

Plug-in Hybrid Electic Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV)
▲5%

Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles/Electric Vehicles (PHEV/EV)
▲4%



Performance
▲2%




Tools
▼0%

Welding
▼0%

Computer Service
▼0%

National Average
$51,000

Maintenance
▼1%

Technical Services
▼1%

Customer Service
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 337 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
100 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 39%
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