Tire Technician Salary

Men account for the majority of Tire Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $11.78 per hour. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the company and experience level. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. While some workers in this profession — a little over a half — do not have any health coverage, a little less than half do receive medical benefits and more than a third have dental insurance.

$16,690 - $53,582
$17K
$29K
$54K
MEDIAN: $28,804
10%
50%
90%

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$9.35 - $16.33
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $11.86
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50%
90%

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$0$53K
Salary $16,690 - $53,582
Bonus $100.67 - $4,865
Profit Sharing $91.92 - $4,894
Commission $49.50 - $7,099
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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$20,175 - $40,754
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.35 - $16.33
Hourly Tips $0.09 - $1.69
Overtime $13.45 - $26.18
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $100.67 - $4,865
Commission $49.50 - $7,099
Profit Sharing $91.92 - $4,894
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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$20,175 - $40,754
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 794

Job Description for Tire Technician

Tire technicians work in garages and for mechanics, helping to inspect, repair, and replace tires. For some shops, tire technicians also must be willing and able to operate roadside service vehicles (typically a pickup truck not requiring a commercial driver's license) and assist stranded motorists in need of assistance.

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Tire Technician Tasks

  • Explain technical diagnoses and repairs to customers.
  • Use automotive knowledge to assist customers with technical questions related to product installation and removal.

Common Career Paths for Tire Technician


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At the upper end, Tire Technicians who move into a Diesel Mechanic role can end up with a hefty increase in pay. The average income for Diesel Mechanics is a much higher $41K per year. A common career progression for a Tire Technician is to become an Automotive Mechanic or an Automotive Technician. Compared to Tire Technicians, the first group earns $13K more on average, and the second group earns $14K more.

Tire Technician Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Tire Technician


Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Tire Technicians include Discount Tire Co., Inc., Sam's Club, Big O Tires, Inc., The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, and Les Schwab Tire Centers. Les Schwab Tire Centers attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $33K. Tire Technicians will also find cushy salaries at Tire Pros (+$31K), The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (+$28K), and BJ's Wholesale Club (+$26K).

Offering a median of only $21K, Big O Tires, Inc. pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $15K on the lower end and $32K on the higher end. Also sliding in at the lower end of the scale are Belle Tire ($21K), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc ($23K), and Sam's Club ($23K).

Pay by Experience Level for Tire Technician

Pay by Experience for a Tire Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Tire Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 560 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tire Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 174 salaries. An experienced Tire Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 134 salaries. A Tire Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 50 salaries.

Tire Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Tire Technician?

Tire Technician in Ogden:
"Poor management."
Pros: It was a good job with the right people. And paid well starting out.
Cons: Was assaulted in the work environment and was told that I needed to be more professional and was setting a bad image for the store.

Tire Technician in Denver:
"Fun, fast paced environment."
Pros: Enjoyable, fast paced, easy upward mobility for dedicated workers.
Cons: If you want to be in management you must work at least 50 hours a week, sometimes goals are unreasonable.

Tire Technician in Newhall:
"Could be worse."
Pros: Working.
Cons: Need more money and breaks during the day.

Tire Technician in Winston-Salem:
"Tire."
Pros: The people I work with the shop is very nice.
Cons: No hours in winter managers do not communicate boss does not know how to treat anyone with respect.

Tire Technician in Fresno:
"Tech."
Pros: Working on tire and battery and headlight restore and install car light, battery.
Cons: Unhealthy work environment.

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Key Stats for Tire Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 139 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Tire Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲24%

Late-Career
▲24%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$26,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Tire Technician Salaries

tires
▲26%

Safety Compliance
▲10%

BRAKES
▲8%

Sales
▲1%

tire
▼0%

National Average
$26,000


Maintenance
▼8%

Tools
▼9%

Cleaning
▼12%

Machine Operation
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 139 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 51%