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Average Tire Technician Hourly Pay

$12.71
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$617
Bonus
$2,750
Commission
$1,028
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Tire Technician is $12.71.
10%
$9.92
MEDIAN
$12.71
90%
$17.21
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$121 - $4,932
Profit Sharing
$99 - $4,848
Commission
$150 - $6,600
Total Pay
$21,051 - $39,847
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What Do Tire Technicians Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Tire Technician

3.4 out of 5
(249)
Satisfied
31Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Tire Technician are from the companies Discount Tire Co., Inc., Sam's Club and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Les Schwab Tire Centers where the average pay is $15.20. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sam's Club and Belle Tire, earning around $12.70 and $12.49, respectively. Big O Tires, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.14. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Discount Tire Co., Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.57 and $11.96, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Tire Technicians?

Skills in Customer Service, Technical Services, Maintenance, Safety Compliance and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Tire Technicians?

An entry-level Tire Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.79 based on 98 salaries. An early career Tire Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.34 based on 654 salaries. A mid-career Tire Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.69 based on 215 salaries. An experienced Tire Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.92 based on 169 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $16.
Employees with Tire Technician in their job title in Buffalo, New York earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (12.0% more) and Denver, Colorado (10.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Rochester, New York (12.1% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,221 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.0%
Early Career
53.6%
Mid Career
17.6%
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
7.0%