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Brake Repair Mechanic Salary
in Idaho, United States

$34,966 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$920

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Repair Mechanic is $34,966 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Repair Mechanic is between $26,359 and $42,082. 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 Repair Mechanic Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Brake Repair Mechanic jobs: 20,170

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,536
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Brake Repair Mechanic Job Listings for Idaho, United States

MECHANICAL
Jan 22
Boise, Idaho, USA
National Automotive Parts Association
... Mechanic. In this role, you will diagnose and repair automotive systems to specifications including brake and hydraulic, exhaust, primary and/or advanced fuel ignition and electrical, suspension and ...
RV Technician
Feb 15
Meridian, ID, USA
LaborMax Staffing
MECHANIC * Repair defective engines or engine components. * Inspect, repair, or replace brake systems. * Inspect mechanical components of vehicles to identify problems. * Repair worn, damaged, or ...
Technician In Charge\Shop Manager
Feb 15
Nampa, ID, USA
North America Central School Bus, LLC
Maintains, repairs, and overhauls school buses and other company vehicles. Relies on experience and ... Brake Certifications · 3+ years of hands-on mechanical managerial experience preferred · Good ...
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