Average Experienced Automotive Technician Hourly Pay in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$21.32
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Automotive Technician in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $21.32.
25%
$19.26
MEDIAN
$21.32
75%
$22.38
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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 in Maintenance and System Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting 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 $14.74 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Automotive Technician in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 30.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (21.7% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (19.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (6.2% less), Portland, Oregon (4.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
38.9%
Late Career
27.8%