Automotive Technician in Bakersfield, California Salary

The average pay for an Automotive Technician in Bakersfield, California is $20.00 per hour.

$15.87 - $20.17
$18
MEDIAN: $18.49
50%

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Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $18.49
Overtime $25.50
Annual Data $0$76K
Total Pay (?
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$24,176 - $76,933
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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 Bakersfield, California

Kern County, California
373,627
Male:
182,154 (48.8%)
Female:
191,473 (51.2%)
Bakersfield is a city located in the San Joaquin Valley of California, where it sits on the southern end of the Central Valley within the Kern County boundaries. The city is 110 mi (180 km) north of Los Angeles and about the same distance south of Fresno. It is an inland city about 135 mi (217 km) east of Pismo Beach on the Pacific Ocean. Bakersfield's population is around 375,000, making it the 9th largest city in California and the 52nd largest city in the United States. The city is also the county seat for Kern County, which encompasses the entire MSA and is the third largest county in California by area. The total Bakersfield inner urban area, which includes East Bakersfield and Rosedale, has a population of about 464,000. Bakersfield is in Kern County which is generally considered part of Southern California and shares its southern border with Los Angeles County. However, many residents...
Bakersfield:
$61,039
California:
$64,500
$979
Bakersfield:
$237,600
California:
$449,100
6.9%

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲7%

System Repair
▲4%

Maintenance
▲4%

Troubleshooting
▲3%

National Average
$40,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: