Transmission Mechanic Salary

Male Transmission Mechanics number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.29 per hour in the United States. For the most part, Transmission Mechanics enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to more than a third, and between a fifth and a fourth earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$25,118 - $75,504
$25K
$49K
$76K
MEDIAN: $48,538
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50%
90%

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$12.15 - $30.77
$12
$19
$31
MEDIAN: $19.48
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$0$75K
Salary $25,118 - $75,504
Bonus $1,200
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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$25,577 - $66,944
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $12.15 - $30.77
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $15.72 - $37.43
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $1,200
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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$25,577 - $66,944
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 121

Job Description for Transmission Mechanic

Transmission mechanics repair and maintain the transmission systems of cars so that gears can be changed effectively while driving. These mechanics must have knowledge of both manual and automatic transmissions and be proficient with hand and power tools in order to make all necessary repairs. In many positions, they also have to repair other parts of cars' engines.

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Transmission 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 Transmission Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Transmission Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Transmission Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 57 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Transmission Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Transmission Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 46 salaries. A Transmission Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 61 salaries.

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Key Stats for Transmission Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
42%

Experience Affects Transmission Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 64%