$15.03
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for an Automotive Technician in Bellingham, Washington is $15.03 per hour.

$10.07 - $24.83
$10
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.03
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $24.83
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $5,000
Total Pay (?
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$19,609 - $58,723
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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 Bellingham, Washington

Whatcom County, Washington
85,143
Male:
41,286 (48.5%)
Female:
43,857 (51.5%)
Bellingham (/ˈbɛlɪŋhæm/ US dict: bĕl′·ĭng·hăm) is the largest city in and the county seat of Whatcom County in the U.S. state of Washington. It is the thirteenth-largest city in the state, with 85,146 residents in 2015 as estimated by the US Census, or sixth-largest by metropolitan area after Seattle-Tacoma, Spokane, the northern side of the Portland metropolitan area, the Tri-Cities, and Yakima. The boundaries of the city encompass the former towns of Fairhaven, Whatcom, Sehome, and Bellingham. Bellingham is the northernmost city in the contiguous United States with a population of more than 50,000 residents. It is acclaimed for its easy access to outdoor opportunities in the San Juan Islands and North Cascades as well as proximity to the cities of Vancouver and Seattle. It is also famous for the large quantities of Canadian tourists and shoppers who visit daily to take advantage of relatively cheap gasoline, airfare and other products. The name of...
Bellingham:
$49,245
Washington:
$64,129
$910
Bellingham:
$297,900
Washington:
$284,000
5.2%

Automotive Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Automotive Technician

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Skills That Affect Automotive Technician Salaries

System Repair
▲6%

National Average
$32,000

Automotive Engine Repair
▼2%

Troubleshooting
▼2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼2%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 33%