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Automotive mechanic salary in New York, NY

How much does an Automotive Mechanic make in New York, NY?

Average base salary

$30.96
25%
above national average
Average $30.96
Low $28.09
High $34.12
Overtime
$5,712per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a automotive mechanic is $30.96 per hour in New York, NY and $5,712 overtime per year.12 salaries reported, updated at January 18, 2023

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Salaries by years of experience in New York, NY

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Automotive Mechanics in New York, NY

  1. YourMechanic
    2.9
    31 reviews11 salaries reported
    $52.72per hour
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Highest paying cities for Automotive Mechanics near New York, NY

  1. New York, NY
    $30.96 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  2. Queens, NY
    $28.67 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  3. Rochester, NY
    $26.76 per hour
    25 salaries reported
  1. Brooklyn, NY
    $26.02 per hour
    27 salaries reported
  2. Riverhead, NY
    $25.24 per hour
    35 salaries reported
  3. Staten Island, NY
    $24.45 per hour
    21 salaries reported
  1. Bronx, NY
    $24.14 per hour
    29 salaries reported
  2. Syracuse, NY
    $24.03 per hour
    21 salaries reported
  3. Albany, NY
    $23.79 per hour
    48 salaries reported
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Where can an Automotive Mechanic earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Automotive Mechanics

Most recommended skill

Automotive Diagnostics(earn +15.76% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 51.15% since 2018. Automotive Mechanics with this skill earn +15.76% more than the average base salary, which is $30.96 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
201216increase by 16
2013268increase by 1575.00%
2014331increase by 23.51%
2015299decrease by 9.67%
2016323increase by 8.03%
2017291decrease by 9.91%
2018262decrease by 9.97%
2019396increase by 51.15%

Top companies hiring Automotive Mechanics with the recommended skill

Nissan of Staten Island
UNITED JEEP
AAA Northeast
Hunts Point Auto
Liberty
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Top certifications
GM Certification
+62.29%salary
Top fields of study
Automotive Technology Degree
+21.09%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top CertificationsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
24 jobs34
17 jobs76
54 jobs94
16 jobs17
20 jobs31
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Most common benefits for Automotive Mechanics

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Company truck
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fuel card
  • Fuel discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tools provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,698 ratings

44% of Automotive Mechanics in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in New York, NY?

Automotive Technician

1,068 job openings

Average $25.75 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Automotive Mechanic

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