Average Mid-Career Automotive Technician with Automotive Engine Repair Skills Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

$20.49
Avg. Hourly Rate
$3,482
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Automotive Technician with Automotive Engine Repair skills in Seattle, Washington is $20.49.
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$15.89
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$20.49
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$30.34
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What Do Automotive Technicians Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Automotive Technicians?

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technicians?

An early career Automotive Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.87 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.57 based on 9 salaries.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 33.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (7.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (4.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dayton, Ohio (25.5% less), Omaha, Nebraska (9.7% less) and Portland, Oregon (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
43.8%
Experienced
56.3%