Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Mechanic is $19.00
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
- 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.