Avg. Salary
$16.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Automotive Technician in Vancouver, Washington is $16.50 per hour.

The average pay for an Automotive Technician in Vancouver, Washington is {{pay}} per year.

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$28
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MEDIAN $17
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$9.73 - $28.38
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Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $9.73 - $28.38
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$58K
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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$24,495 - $58,830
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Automotive Technician

An automotive technician performs routine repairs, diagnostics, and maintenance on vehicles, including brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and alignment, air conditioning and computer systems. They typically work in an automotive repair shop or chain, describing needed work to customers and providing cost estimates needed to bring customer's vehicles up to manufacturer's specifications; they also may open their own auto shop or work in specialty companies such as dealerships or car rental companies. An auto shop, which often runs during regular business hours, usually has more than one technician, who are supervised by a shop manager or senior technician. The automotive technician also orders auto parts and other supplies needed for the repairs.

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Automotive Technician 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 Vancouver, Washington

Clark County, Washington
172,853
Male:
82,958 (48.0%)
Female:
89,895 (52.0%)
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington. Incorporated in 1857, it is the fourth-largest city in the state, with a population of 161,791 as of April 1, 2010 census. Vancouver is the county seat of Clark County and forms part of the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area, the 23rd-largest metropolitan area in the United States. Originally established in 1825 around Fort Vancouver, a fur trading outpost, the city is located on the Washington-Oregon border along the Columbia River, directly north of Portland. In 2005, Money magazine named it No. 91 on its list of best places in America to live. In 2015, WalletHub ranks Vancouver the 60th best place to live for families in US. Vancouver shares its name with the larger city of Vancouver in southern British Columbia, Canada, approximately 300 mi (480 km) to the north. Both cities were named after sea...
Vancouver:
$51,988
Washington:
$64,129
$1,026
Vancouver:
$227,700
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Automotive Engine Repair
▲11%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲11%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 57%