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Automotive technician salary in United States

How much does an Automotive Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary

$27.31
Overtime
$5,000per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a automotive technician is $27.31 per hour in the United States and $5,000 overtime per year.33.7k salaries reported, updated at November 23, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Top companies for Automotive Technicians in United States

  1. BMW Group
    3.8star
    3,527 reviews25 salaries reported
    $38.72per hour
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Highest paying cities for Automotive Technicians near United States

  1. Philadelphia, PA
    $28.89 per hour
    149 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $28.51 per hour
    236 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $28.01 per hour
    234 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $28.01 per hour
    221 salaries reported
  2. Colorado Springs, CO
    $27.42 per hour
    135 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $26.67 per hour
    209 salaries reported
  1. Jacksonville, FL
    $26.39 per hour
    139 salaries reported
  2. Tucson, AZ
    $25.95 per hour
    117 salaries reported
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Where can an Automotive Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Automotive Technicians

Top certifications
Ford Certification
+40.38%salary
Top fields of study
Automotive Technology Degree
+21.50%salary
Top skills
GM Vehicles
+25.86%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

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248 jobs442
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24 jobs31
123 jobs171
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Most common benefits for Automotive Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Housing stipend
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tools provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 6,334 ratings

41% of Automotive Technicians 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 United States?

Service Technician

141,643 job openings

Average $23.19 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Automotive Technician

How much do similar professions to automotive technician get paid?

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