Automotive technician

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

Average base salary
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15.4k salaries reported, updated at May 28, 2020
$19.87
per hour
The average salary for a automotive technician is $19.87 per hour in the United States and $5,250 overtime per year.
Additional compensation
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Overtime
$5,250
per year
Most common benefits
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Where can an Automotive Technician earn more?

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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Certification categories:
Top certification
Salary
Job openings
Companies
Ford Certification
+40.38%
442Company icon
ASE Master Automotive Technician Certification
+32.55%
234Company icon
Diesel Mechanic Certification
+66.51%
31Company icon
GM Certification
+30.33%
171Company icon
ASE Advanced Engine Performance Specialist Certification
+29.62%
33Company icon
Field of study categories:
Top field of study
Salary
Job openings
Companies
Automotive Technology Degree
+21.50%
42 jobs
76Company icon
Top skill
Salary
Job openings
Companies
GM Vehicles
+25.86%
158Company icon
Alignment
+9.02%
1,885Company icon
Automotive Diagnostics
+10.31%
525Company icon
Dealership Experience
+10.61%
864Company icon

Most common benefits for Automotive Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance

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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