Automotive Technician in Omaha, Nebraska Salary

The average pay for an Automotive Technician in Omaha, Nebraska is $18.88 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Electronic Troubleshooting, Automotive Engine Repair, and System Repair. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

$48,387 - $60,408
$51K
MEDIAN: $50,565
50%

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$13.34 - $34.72
$13
$16
$35
MEDIAN: $16.45
10%
50%
90%

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$0$69K
Salary $50,565
Bonus $1,501
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,678 - $69,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $13.34 - $34.72
Overtime $21.63
Annual Data $0$69K
Bonus $1,501
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,678 - $69,215
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

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 Omaha, Nebraska

Douglas County, Nebraska
443,887
Male:
218,789 (49.3%)
Female:
225,098 (50.7%)
Omaha (/ˈoʊməhɑː/ OH-mə-hah) is the largest city in the state of Nebraska and the county seat of Douglas County. Omaha is located in the Midwestern United States on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. Omaha is the anchor of the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area, which includes Council Bluffs, Iowa, across the Missouri River from Omaha. According to the 2010 census, Omaha's population was 408,958, making it the nation's 43rd-largest city. According to the 2014 Population Estimates, Omaha's population was 446,599. Including its suburbs, Omaha formed the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States in 2013, with an estimated population of 895,151 residing in eight counties. The Omaha-Council Bluffs-Fremont, Nebraska-IA Combined Statistical Area is 931,667, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2013 estimate. There are nearly 1.3 million residents within the Greater Omaha area, comprising a 50-mile (80 km) radius of Downtown Omaha,...
Omaha:
$51,407
Nebraska:
$54,996
$813
Omaha:
$143,200
Nebraska:
$141,600
2.8%

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Automotive Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼23%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲27%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲15%

System Repair
▲15%

Maintenance
▲1%

Troubleshooting
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%