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How much do Mechanics earn in the United States?

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Monthly

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Yearly Salary

$48,750

The average salary for a mechanic is $0

$21,450

$48,750
National Average

$70,200

Annual Salary

Monthly Salary

Weekly Salary

Hourly Salary

Top Earners

$70,200

$5,850

$1,440

$36.00

75th Percentile

$62,000

$5,167

$1,272

$31.79

Average

$48,750

$4,063

$1,000

$25.00

25th Percentile

$35,100

$2,925

$720

$18.00


0 salaries reported. Updated 24 September 2021

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How much does a Mechanic make?

In the United States, the average pay for a mechanic as of September 2021 is approximately $48,750 per year. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $25.00 per hour and $4,063 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.

Comparing Mechanic Salaries

DirectlyApply has seen mechanic salaries ranging from a high of $70,200 per year to a low of $21,450 per year, although we would estimate that the majority of mechanic s currently sit between $35,100 per year and $62,000 per year.


To be considered a top earning mechanic you would be expected to be making in excess of $70,200 per year, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $35,100 per year or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.


However interestingly, the average pay range for a mechanic can vary significantly (by as much as $35,100 per year) 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.

How does Mechanic pay compare across the United States?

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under -7% less than national average

-4% to -7% less than national average

-1% to -4% less than national average

within 1% of national average

4% to 1% above national average

7% to 4% above national average

over 7% above national average

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