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Brake Mechanic Salary
in Alabama, United States

$34,661 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$912

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Mechanic is $34,661 a year and $17 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Mechanic is between $26,129 and $41,714. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs and overhauls brake systems in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles.
  • Pushes handle of hydraulic jack or pushes hoist control to raise vehicle axle.
  • Removes wheels, using wrenches, wheel puller, and sledgehammer.
  • Replaces defective brakeshoe units or attaches new linings to brakeshoes.
  • Measures brakedrum to determine amount of wear, using feeler gauge.
  • Inserts vacuum gauge into power-brake cylinder, starts engine, and reads gauge to detect brake-line leaks.
  • Repairs or replaces leaky brake cylinders.
  • Repairs or replaces defective air compressor in airbrake systems.
  • Replaces wheel on axle and adjusts drumshoe clearance, using wrench.
  • Fills master brake cylinder with brake fluid, pumps brake pedal, or uses pressure tank, and opens valves on hydraulic brake system to bleed air from brake lines.
  • Closes valves and refills master brake cylinder.
  • May be designated according to specialty as brake repairer, air; brake repairer, bus; brake repairer, hydraulic.
Brake Mechanic Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Brake Mechanic jobs: 20,170

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,182
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Brake Mechanic Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Automotive Technician / Mechanic - Prattville, AL
Mar 14
Prattville, AL, USA
Bridgestone
Job Responsibilities : • Diagnose and repair to specifications - brake and hydraulic, exhaust ... mechanical individuals which may include employees and customers on an as-required basis. • ...
Utility Mechanic (Tech)
Mar 4
Birmingham, AL, USA
Hertz Car Rental Company
Utility Mechanic FULL TIME Pay: $13.85 per hour If you're looking for the benefits of joining an ... Responsible for oil/lube/tire changes, 13 point inspections, brake and tire repair, and ...
Trailer, Chassis and Container Mechanic
Mar 5
Bessemer, AL, USA
Darrell Walker Workforce
Trailer, Chassis & Container Mechanic McCalla and Bessemer Area openings Day Shift- $18.00 + DOE ... Air Brake Qualified - preferred * Welding Experience - preferred * Pre-employment physical and drug ...
Diesel Mechanic
Jan 21
Montgomery, AL, USA
Express Employment Professionals
... brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control ...
Diesel Mechanic
Jan 16
Attalla, AL, USA
Personnel Staffing, Inc. - Gadsden Branch
... brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control ...
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