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Garage Mechanic Salary

$49,042 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,628

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Garage Mechanic is $49,042 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Garage Mechanic is between $36,071 and $59,870. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Repairs and overhauls automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles.
  • Examines vehicle and discusses with customer, automobile repair service estimator, or inspector nature and extent of damage or malfunction.
  • Creates plans of work procedure, using charts, technical manuals, and experience.
  • Work is distinguished by a requirement for training and skill in computer diagnostics and electronics troubleshooting, which may require factory certification.
Garage Mechanic Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 648,050

Estimated population of Garage Mechanic jobs: 17,841

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$56,853
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Garage Mechanic Job Listings for United States

DOT Garage Mechanic
Nov 7
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Ben E Keith Foods
JOB DESCRIPTION The purpose of a Garage Mechanic (DOT) is to repair delivery equipment including tractors, trailers, bobtails and passenger vehicles or any piece of equipment used for the delivery ...
Garage Mechanic
Sep 23
Houston, United States
Kroger
Garage Mechanic FULL-TIME $23.09/hr There is a shift premium for shifts starting later than 6pm. Duties include read job order and observe and listen to truck in operation to determine malfunction ...
2nd Shift Garage Supervisor
Dec 4
Millsboro, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
The Garage Supervisor will implement training and certification of all Garage Mechanics as well as evaluate performance, while ensuring all Mountaire Farms Safety Procedures and Practices are ...
MECHANIC / AUTO TECH
Dec 9
Highwood, IL, USA
Billy's Garage
LOOKING FOR A FULL TIME MECHANIC PAY IS HOURLY BASED ON EXPERIENCE. A.S.E. IS A PLUS, OWN TOOLS IS A MUST
Automotive Mechanic
Nov 19
Honolulu, HI, USA
European Garage
Automotive Mechanic with 3 years European Car Experience

The average pay for a Garage Mechanic is $49,042 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Garage Mechanic is between $36,071 and $59,870. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Houston, United States
Kroger
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