$45,724
Avg. Salary
$18.71
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,024

Bonus

$1,500

Profit Sharing

$8,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanic is $18.71 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanic is $45,724 per year.

10%
$11.32
10%
$18.71
50%
$27.78
90%
90%
MEDIAN $18.71
10%
$28k
10%
$46k
50%
$73k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $45,724
$28,261 - $73,351
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$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $45,724
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$11.32 - $27.78
$11
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$0$73K
Salary $28,261 - $73,351
Bonus $104 - $8,726
Profit Sharing $1,500
Commission $8,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,730 - $63,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 105
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $11.32 - $27.78
Overtime $14.86 - $37.41
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $104 - $8,726
Commission $8,000
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,730 - $63,591
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 424

Job Description for Mechanic

Mechanics generally repair vehicles such as cars, trucks, and airplanes. They work primarily in shops in which unpleasant conditions such as heat and loud sounds may be encountered, and a variety of part-time and full-time positions are available; some may also work on-call for whenever services are required.

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Mechanic 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.

Mechanic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 84 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 102 salaries. An experienced Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 115 salaries. A Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 64 salaries.

Mechanic Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanic?

Mechanic in Hillsborough:
"Depressing."
Pros: Getting out at a decent time
Cons: The pay not being equal to the work load

Mechanic in Loganton:
"Long stressful days, never get review on time no appriecatio."
Pros: The people I work with are easy to get along with.
Cons: If you are late it's a point towards getting fired if you call off because you're sick you'll get a write up no raises on time false promises favoritism.

Mechanic in Honolulu:
"Ok."
Pros: Problem solving a cars issue.
Cons: Tools.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
$41,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Mechanic Salaries

Mechanic
▲3%

National Average
$41,000

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼6%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 87 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 45%