Mechanic Salary

A Mechanic earns an average wage of $18.31 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$24,328 - $80,811
$24K
$46K
$81K
MEDIAN: $45,781
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50%
90%

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$9.56 - $26.33
$9
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.80
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$0$80K
Salary $24,328 - $80,811
Bonus $2,000
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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$20,790 - $66,560
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.56 - $26.33
Overtime $14.59 - $36.80
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $2,000
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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$20,790 - $66,560
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 78

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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 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.

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Key Stats for Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Skills That Affect Mechanic Salaries

Mechanic
▲11%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲2%

National Average
$38,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 44%
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