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Mechanic salary in United States

How much does a Mechanic make in the United States?

Average base salary


Most common benefits

$6,750per year
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The average salary for a mechanic is $23.60 per hour in the United States and $6,750 overtime per year.28.7k salaries reported, updated at May 21, 2022.

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Top companies for Mechanics in United States

  1. YourMechanic
    29 reviews5 salaries reported
    $40.00per hour
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Highest paying cities for Mechanics in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $27.34 per hour
    144 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $25.58 per hour
    126 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $25.22 per hour
    135 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $24.10 per hour
    246 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $24.04 per hour
    260 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $22.93 per hour
    127 salaries reported
  1. Oklahoma City, OK
    $22.60 per hour
    94 salaries reported
  2. Louisville, KY
    $22.40 per hour
    48 salaries reported
  3. Tulsa, OK
    $21.81 per hour
    94 salaries reported
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Where can a Mechanic earn more?

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Most common benefits for Mechanics

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Company car
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • 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 13,413 ratings

52% of 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 United States?

Service Technician

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Average $23.00 per hour

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