Average Experienced Automotive Technician with Electronic Troubleshooting Skills Hourly Pay in Seattle, Washington

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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Automotive Technician with Electronic Troubleshooting skills in Seattle, Washington is $26.12.
MEDIAN $26.12
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $32
$3,600 - $10,500
Total Pay
$40,560 - $75,174

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Job Description for Automotive Technician

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Automotive Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Automotive Technician
Automotive Service Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Automotive Technician

Skills that pay less than market rate include Maintenance, System Repair, Troubleshooting and Automotive Engine Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Technician

An early career Automotive Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.00 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.50 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (32.7% less), St. Louis, Missouri (20.3% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (11.9% less).

Years of Experience

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