Average Late-Career Automotive Technician with Electronic Troubleshooting Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$21.68
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Automotive Technician with Electronic Troubleshooting skills in San Diego, California is $21.68.
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$19.95
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$21.68
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$26
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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 that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, System Repair, Maintenance and Automotive Engine Repair.

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 $23.00 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Automotive Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.83 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (16.6% more) and Richmond, Virginia (15.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (7.7% less) and Buffalo, New York (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 10 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
50.0%