Automotive Technician in Louisville, Kentucky Salary

An Automotive Technician in Louisville, Kentucky earns an average wage of $17.00 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Troubleshooting and System Repair.

$10.00 - $27.32
$10
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.26
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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $27.32
Overtime $25.25
Annual Data $0$76K
Bonus $2,300
Total Pay (?
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$20,940 - $76,596
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Louisville, Kentucky

Jefferson County, Kentucky
760,026
Louisville (pronounced /ˈluːəvəl/, /ˈlʌvəl/ or /ˈluːiːvɪl/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 30th-most populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being the state's second-largest city of Lexington. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County. Louisville was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark and is named after King Louis XVI of France, making Louisville one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains. Sited beside the Falls of the Ohio, the only major obstruction to river traffic between the upper Ohio River and the Gulf of Mexico, the settlement first grew as a portage site. It was the founding city of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, which grew into a 6,000-mile (9,700 km) system across 13 states. Today, the city is known as the home of the...

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
31%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲38%

System Repair
▲19%

Automotive Engine Repair
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: