Avg. Salary
$20.35
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Automotive Technician in Tyler, Texas is $20.35 per hour.

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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 Tyler, Texas

Smith County, Texas
103,705
Male:
50,422 (48.6%)
Female:
53,283 (51.4%)
Tyler is a city in and the county seat of Smith County, Texas, United States. This city had a population of 96,900 in 2010, according to the United States Census Bureau. Tyler's 2014 estimated population is 107,405. It is 100 miles (160 km) east-southeast of Dallas. Tyler is the principal city of the Tyler Metropolitan Statistical Area, with a population of 209,714 in 2010, and the regional center of the Tyler-Jacksonville combined statistical area, with a population of 260,559 in 2010. Tyler has the nickname "Rose Capital of the World". It gained this name due to the large quantity of roses processed through the area, along with hosting America's largest rose garden. In 1985, the international Adopt-a-Highway movement originated in Tyler when, after appeals by local Texas Department of Transportation officials, the local Civitan chapter adopted a two-mile (3-km) stretch of U.S. Highway 69. Tyler is also home to the Caldwell Zoo...
Tyler:
$43,222
Texas:
$55,653
$853
Tyler:
$151,300
Texas:
$152,000
2.5%

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲44%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲40%

National Average
$42,000

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%