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Average Small Engine Mechanic Hourly Pay

$15.06
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$491
Bonus
$2,604
Commission
$509
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Small Engine Mechanic is $15.06.
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$10.44
MEDIAN
$15.06
90%
$20.38
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $20
Bonus
$50 - $2,023
Profit Sharing
$350 - $705
Commission
$1,500 - $15,000
Total Pay
$22,488 - $45,492
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What Do Small Engine Mechanics Do?

Small Engine Mechanic Tasks
  • Diagnose, fix and upkeep small combustion engines (e.g. lawn mowers, portable saws, etc.).
  • Educate customers on equipment maintenance, selling parts and equipment as needed.
  • Document transactions and work.

Job Satisfaction for Small Engine Mechanic

3.6 out of 5
(82)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Small Engine Mechanic

The top respondents for the job title Small Engine Mechanic are from the companies Sloan Implement, The Home Depot Inc. and True Value Hardware. Reported salaries are highest at Sloan Implement where the average pay is $15.21. True Value Hardware pays the lowest at around $9.00.

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What Are Popular Skills for Small Engine Mechanics?

Skills in Mechanical Tool Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Automotive Engine Repair, Customer Service and Troubleshooting.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Small Engine Mechanics?

An entry-level Small Engine Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.17 based on 6 salaries. An early career Small Engine Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 141 salaries. A mid-career Small Engine Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.30 based on 109 salaries. An experienced Small Engine Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.06 based on 103 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Small Engine Mechanic in their job title in Southampton, New York earn an average of 7.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in St. Louis, Missouri (4.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Lawton, Oklahoma (29.9% less), Orlando, Florida (11.2% less) and Austin, Texas (4.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 458 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.3%
Early Career
30.8%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
22.5%
Late Career
21.6%