Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Mechanic is $19.53
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanics?
An entry-level Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.83 based on 16 salaries. An early career Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.34 based on 341 salaries. A mid-career Mechanic with …Read more
What Do Mechanics Do?
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.
Generally, mechanics receive information from a vehicle's owner regarding the issue and an analysis is carried out, which is sometimes aided by a computer, while detailed examinations of …Read more