Automotive Careers Salary

October 3, 2015
View All num of num
Job Salary Year
2006 $33, 770
2008 $34, 780
2010 $36, 820
2012 $39, 060
2014 $39, 980
Read more on salaries and benefits here.

Average Auto Mechanic Pay vs. Other Best Jobs

The average salary for an auto mechanic was $39, 980 in 2014, which is higher than what many comparable workers earn. For instance, landscapers and groundskeepers rake in $26, 720 annually. With yearly earnings of $38, 390, maintenance and repair workers also make less than auto techs. Fabricators and security guards also earn less, with annual salaries of $28, 730 and $28, 040, respectively. Patrol officers, however, outearn mechanics, claiming an average salary of $59, 560 in 2014.

Job Name Salary
Patrol Officer

Best Paying Cities for Auto Mechanics

The highest paid in the auto mechanic profession work in the metropolitan areas of Fairbanks, Alaska, San Francisco, and San Jose, California. The Santa Cruz, California area also pays well, as does the city of District of Columbia.

The average salary of an auto mechanic working in Fairbanks, Alaska is $54, 360.

The average salary of an auto mechanic working in San Francisco is $52, 690.

The average salary of an auto mechanic working in San Jose, California is $51, 980.

See also:
Source: money.usnews.com
RESOURCES
RELATED VIDEO
Automotive Careers - Parts Advisor
Automotive Careers - Parts Advisor
Automotive Technician, Career Video from drkit.org
Automotive Technician, Career Video from drkit.org
Careers and Recruitment Agencies in the Automotive Industry
Careers and Recruitment Agencies in the Automotive Industry
RELATED FACTS
Share this Post
latest post
follow us