Average Automotive Technician Hourly Pay in Columbus, Ohio

$19.00
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The average hourly pay for an Automotive Technician in Columbus, Ohio is $19.00.
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$10.66
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$19
90%
$24.02
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$24,175 - $62,072
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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 Automotive Engine Repair, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, System Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting 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 $18.49 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.52 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.50 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 18.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (9.2% more) and Orlando, Florida (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (14.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
30.8%
Mid Career
30.8%
Experienced
23.1%
Late Career
15.4%