Average Experienced Automotive Technician with Automotive Engine Repair Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$23.00
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Automotive Technician with Automotive Engine Repair skills in Houston, Texas is $23.00.
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$13.98
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$23
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$39.73
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Job Description for Automotive Technician

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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Popular Skills for Automotive Technician

Skills in Troubleshooting and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance and Electronic Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician

An early career Automotive Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.26 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.69 based on 25 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (15.3% less), Las Vegas, Nevada (10.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (7.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 39 survey responses.
Early Career
20.5%
Mid Career
64.1%
Late Career
15.4%