AUTO MECHANIC SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$30,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$65,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
KBR
Highest Paying City
Pasadena, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does an auto mechanic make?
Auto Mechanics in the US make on average $44,871 annually or $21.57 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $65,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $30,000 per year. Internet companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Auto Mechanic jobs are Alaska, Nevada, California, Oregon, and Washington. The typical tenure for an Auto Mechanic is 4.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Mechanic
$41,245

Average Auto Mechanic Salary By Company

There is good job security in Auto Mechanic positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Auto Mechanics are Internet companies and Retail companies. KBR and Cox Enterprises are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Carvana and Hertz report highly competitive salaries for Auto Mechanics.

Average Auto Mechanic Salary By Location

The national average salary for an Auto Mechanic in the United States is $44,871 per year or $21.57 per hour. The top city when it comes to Auto Mechanic salaries is Pasadena, CA at $54,515 per year. Not only that, Pasadena, CA also has an average entry-level salary of $39,000. Alaska, Nevada, California, Oregon, and Washington are the states with the highest payscale for Auto Mechanics. On the other hand, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New Hampshire, and Maine report the lowest wages for Auto Mechanics.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Pasadena, CA
$54,515
2
Phoenix, AZ
$48,417
3
Wichita, KS
$43,221
4
Rockville, MD
$41,951
5
Arlington, VA
$41,919

Average Auto Mechanic Salary By Industry

Wages for Auto Mechanics can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Professional companies, Manufacturing companies, and Retail companies tend to have the highest salaries for Auto Mechanics. Professional companies pay their Auto Mechanics the highest wages, averaging $46,174 per year. Manufacturing companies and Retail companies pay well too, at $45,376 and $45,165, respectively. The average salary for Auto Mechanics in the Automotive industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $44,069.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Professional
$46,174
2
Manufacturing
$45,376
3
Retail
$45,165
4
Hospitality
$45,019
5
Automotive
$44,069

RECENTLY ADDED Auto Mechanic SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
LKQ
Auto Mechanic
10/31/2019
$52,175
Sucotte Investments, LLC
Auto Mechanic
10/31/2019
$50,000
Essential Personnel, Inc.
Auto Mechanic
10/29/2019
$58,436
Wastler Auto Service, LLC
Auto Mechanic
10/26/2019
$60,000
Gasoline Alley
Auto Mechanic
10/23/2019
$45,914
McGrath Systems
Auto Mechanic
10/23/2019
$100,000
Heberle Ford
Auto Mechanic
10/22/2019
$31,305
Crossroads Consulting, LLC
Auto Mechanic
10/20/2019
$26,088
10/18/2019
$37,566
Stand-By Personnel
Auto Mechanic
10/17/2019
$31,305
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