How much do Automotive Technicians earn in the United States?

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The average salary for an automotive technician is $20.16

459,781 salaries reported. Updated 25 May 2022.

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How much does an Automotive Technician make?

In the United States, the average pay for an automotive technician as of June 2022 is approximately $20.16 per hour. That works out to be approximately $41,927 per year and $14,513 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Automotive Technician salaries

DirectlyApply has seen automotive technician salaries ranging from a high of $30.00 per hour to a low of $0 per hour, although we would estimate that the majority of automotive technicians currently sit between $16.50 per hour and $30.00 per hour.

To be considered a top earning automotive technician you would be expected to be making in excess of $30.00 per hour, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $16.50 per hour or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.

However interestingly, the average pay range for an automotive technician can vary significantly (by as much as $30.00 per hour) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.

Top employers of Automotive Technicians in the United States

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