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Brake Mechanic Salary
in Idaho, United States

$35,089 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$923

Average Bonus

Last updated: April 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Mechanic is $35,089 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Mechanic is between $26,451 and $42,229. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, 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 Idaho, 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:
$40,677
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 Idaho, United States

Diesel Line Technician/ Mechanic
Apr 13
Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA
Dave Smith Motors
Engines (gas and diesel Electrical/Brake/Cooling Systems, Transmissions (manual and automatic ... Explain mechanical diagnoses and in a non-technical manner to service advisors and customers. WHAT ...
Technician / Automotive Technician
Mar 29
Caldwell, ID, USA
United Muffler and Brake Inc
Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills * Deadline and detail-oriented Company Description We are a fun fast paced automotive shop taking care of cars and the people who drive them! ASE ...
Auto Service Tech / Mechanic - Signing Bonus
Apr 13
Boise, ID, USA
Commercial Tire
... light mechanical and fluid exchanges. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES · Completed vehicle inspection every ... Evaluate brake condition and recommend repair o Oil Changes / Air Filters · Change, repair ...
Diesel Mechanic - Sign-on Bonus for Qualified Candidates
Mar 28
Eden, ID, USA
Rocky Mountain Truck Centers
Performs inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment. * Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to diagnose issues
Diesel Mechanic - Sign-on Bonus for Qualified Candidates
Mar 28
Twin Falls, ID, USA
Rocky Mountain Truck Centers
Performs inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment. * Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to diagnose issues
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