Automotive Technician in Memphis, Tennessee Salary

The average rate for an Automotive Technician in Memphis, Tennessee is $16.28 per hour.

$15.25 - $24.57
$18
MEDIAN: $17.50
50%

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Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $17.50
Overtime $28.50
Annual Data $0$55K
Total Pay (?
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$23,116 - $55,392
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 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 Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
9%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Maintenance
▼2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼7%

Troubleshooting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 44%