AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$66,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
System One Holdings LLC
Highest Paying City
Santa Rosa, CA
Highest Paying State
Nevada
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does an automotive mechanic make?
The national average salary for an Automotive Mechanic in the United States is $44,559 per year or $21.42 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $66,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $29,000. Automotive companies and Transportation companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The top 5 states when it comes to Automotive Mechanic salaries are Nevada, California, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington. The typical employment for an Automotive Mechanic is 3.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Mechanic
$41,245

Average Automotive Mechanic Salary By Company

If you are an Automotive Mechanic, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Automotive companies and Transportation companies have the most job opportunities for Automotive Mechanics. System One Holdings LLC and Thompson Group are the best paying companies for Automotive Mechanics. Companies like First Vehicle Service and Frederick also pay high salaries to their Automotive Mechanics.

Average Automotive Mechanic Salary By Location

Across America, Automotive Mechanics make on average $44,559 annually or $21.42 hourly. Automotive Mechanics make the most in Santa Rosa, CA at about $60,700 per year. Even an entry-level Automotive Mechanic makes $43,000 per year in Santa Rosa, CA. Nevada, California, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington are the highest paying states. Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, New Hampshire, and Maine have the lowest reported salaries for Automotive Mechanics.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Santa Rosa, CA
$60,700
2
Tacoma, WA
$53,492
3
Lakewood, CO
$49,716
4
Phoenix, AZ
$49,216
5
Amarillo, TX
$44,155

Average Automotive Mechanic Salary By Industry

Wages for Automotive Mechanics can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Hospitality companies, Retail companies, and Non Profits companies tend to have the highest salaries for Automotive Mechanics. Hospitality companies pay their Automotive Mechanics the highest wages, averaging $49,827 per year. Retail companies and Non Profits companies pay well too, at $45,800 and $45,208, respectively. The types of companies that pay Automotive Mechanics the least are in the Manufacturing industry, where the average annual salary is $41,934.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Hospitality
$49,827
2
Retail
$45,800
3
Non Profits
$45,208
4
Automotive
$44,938
5
Manufacturing
$41,934

RECENTLY ADDED Automotive Mechanic SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
First Vehicle Services
Automotive Mechanic
10/31/2019
$73,045
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Automotive Mechanic
10/30/2019
$34,680
Firstgroup Plc
Automotive Mechanic
10/30/2019
$41,740
Richard's Employment Agency
Automotive Mechanic
10/29/2019
$33,392
Air National Guard Units
Automotive Mechanic
10/24/2019
$58,749
10/24/2019
$47,438
10/22/2019
$46,999
City of Omaha
Automotive Mechanic
10/18/2019
$47,834
Group 1 Automotive
Automotive Mechanic
10/17/2019
$25,044
City of Coral Gables, Fl
Automotive Mechanic
10/10/2019
$41,469
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