Automotive Mechanic I Salary in the United States

How much does an Automotive Mechanic I make in the United States? The average Automotive Mechanic I salary in the United States is $38,965 as of May 31, 2019, but the range typically falls between $34,225 and $44,925. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Automotive Mechanic I performs maintenance and repairs on automobiles and light trucks. Provides miscellaneous mechanic works, including but not limited to body work, diagnosing, disassembling and assembling components and engines. Being an Automotive Mechanic I performs all duties according to safety procedures. Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Automotive Mechanic I typically reports to a supervisor. May require. The Automotive Mechanic I gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be an Automotive Mechanic I typically requires 1-3 years of related experience or may have 0 years of experience plus an associates degree, or additional training, or certification. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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