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Brake Mechanic Salary
in Colorado, United States

$38,980 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Mechanic is $38,980 a year and $19 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Mechanic is between $29,385 and $46,912. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Colorado, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Brake Mechanic Job Listings for Colorado, United States

Automotive Technician / Mechanic - Ft Carson, CO
Mar 18
Fort Carson, CO, USA
Job Responsibilities : • Diagnose and repair to specifications - brake and hydraulic, exhaust ... mechanical individuals which may include employees and customers on an as-required basis. • ...
Lead Fleet Mechanic
Mar 7
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Goodwill Staffing
... brake repairs. 4. Perform preventive maintenance on off-road equipment such as lubrications ... Master Mechanic in Automobile or Medium-Heavy Truck series preferred or a minimum of four ...
Diesel Mechanic-Denver
Mar 1
Denver, CO, USA
YRC Freight
... brake systems, clutches, and steering assemblies. * Repair or replace ignition parts, diesel ... Mechanical background with a basic knowledge of equipment. * Effective verbal, written and ...
Line Mechanic
Jan 31
Commerce City, CO, USA
SunState Equipment Co.
LINE MECHANIC Hiring Bonus up to $5,000 Sunstate Equipment Co. Where Safety and People are Core ... brake systems very helpful • Welding and fabrication is a plus • Valid driver's license • ...
Transmission Mechanic
Feb 1
Denver, CO, USA
Inland Truck Parts & Service
Transmission Shop Mechanic Inland Truck Parts and Service has moved into the Denver area and is ... Our transmission shop is in the same facility as our brake, hydraulic and driveline shops. We also ...
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