How much does an Automotive Mechanic III make in the United States? The average Automotive Mechanic III salary in the United States is $61,141 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $54,868 and $69,120. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $54,868 10% $49,157 90% $76,385 75% $69,120 $61,141 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Automotive Mechanic III

Automotive Mechanic III 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 III performs all duties according to safety procedures. Typically requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Automotive Mechanic III typically reports to a supervisor. The Automotive Mechanic III has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. Independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. To be an Automotive Mechanic III typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Automotive Mechanic III: Mechanical Troubleshooting, Diesel Engine repair/replace, Automotive Diagnostics, Preventive Maintenance ...More

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