Automotive Technician in Dayton, Ohio Salary

The average rate for an Automotive Technician in Dayton, Ohio is $20.00 per hour.

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 Dayton, Ohio

Montgomery County, Ohio
140,597
Male:
66,631 (47.4%)
Female:
73,966 (52.6%)
Dayton (/ˈdeɪtən/; local pronunciation: /ˈdeɪʔn/) is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and is the county seat of Montgomery County. A small portion of the city extends into Greene County. In the 2010 census, the population was 141,527, and the Dayton metropolitan area had 799,232 residents, making it Ohio's fourth-largest metropolitan area, after Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Columbus and the 63rd-largest in the United States. The Dayton-Springfield-Greenville Combined Statistical Area had a population of 1,080,044 in 2010, making it the 43rd-largest in the United States. Dayton is within Ohio's Miami Valley region, just north of the Cincinnati–Northern Kentucky metropolitan area. Ohio's borders are within 500 miles (800 km) of roughly 60 percent of the country's population and manufacturing infrastructure, making the Dayton area a logistical centroid for manufacturers, suppliers, and shippers. Dayton also hosts significant research and development in fields like industrial, aeronautical,...
Dayton:
$30,135
Ohio:
$51,075
$632
Dayton:
$65,700
Ohio:
$136,400
4.9%

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲27%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲19%

System Repair
▲19%

Troubleshooting
▲10%

Maintenance
▲2%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 40%