Average Automotive Technician Hourly Pay in Sacramento, California

$20.56
Avg. Hourly Rate
$1,800
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The average hourly pay for an Automotive Technician in Sacramento, California is $20.56.
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$11.15
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$20.56
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$29.83
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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 System Repair, Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance and Automotive Engine Repair.

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 $17.38 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.17 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (0.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (21.2% less), Atlanta, Georgia (15.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (9.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
24.1%
Mid Career
37.9%
Experienced
20.7%
Late Career
17.2%