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Axle & Frame Mechanic Salary
in Columbia, South Carolina

$37,503 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$1,020

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Axle & Frame Mechanic is $37,503 a year and $18 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for an Axle & Frame Mechanic is between $28,118 and $45,287. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Aligns wheels, axles, frames, torsion bars, and steering mechanisms of automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks.
  • Drives automotive vehicle onto wheel alignment rack and tests vehicle for faulty wheel alignment, bent axle, worn ball joints, and bent steering rods, using alignment-testing machine.
  • Straightens axle and steering rods and adjusts shims, tie rods, and joining pins to align wheels, or installs new parts, using hand tools.
  • Places wheel on balancing machine to determine where counterweights must be added to balance wheel.
  • Hammers counterweights onto rim of wheel.
  • Installs shock absorbers.
  • Straightens frame, using hydraulic jack, chassis aligner, and acetylene torch.
Axle & Frame Mechanic Job Prevalence in Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Axle & Frame Mechanic jobs: 20,170

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$43,476
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia Cost of Living Score:

Description: Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 134,309 as of 2016. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 832,666 by July 1, 2018, according to 2018 U.S. Census estimates. This makes it the 70th largest metropolitan statistical areas in the nation, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau as of July 1, 2018. The name...

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