Average Entry-Level Mechanic Hourly Pay

$14.70
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$1,400
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Mechanic is $14.70.
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$9.03
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$14.70
90%
$20.51
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $21
Bonus
$491 - $4,848
Total Pay
$19,198 - $49,237

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Job Description for Mechanic

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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic

An early career Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.53 based on 179 salaries. A mid-career Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.18 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.39 based on 114 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 536 survey responses.
Early Career
33.4%
Mid Career
23.9%
Experienced
21.3%
Late Career
21.5%