AAA Auto Service Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Auto Service Technician make at companies like AAA in the United States? The average salary for Auto Service Technician at companies like AAA in the United States is $56,261 as of March 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $49,798 and $62,724. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2

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What does a Auto Service Technician do at companies like AAA?

We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do.  We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members.

At AAA, our Team Members strive to deliver amazing service and help our Members outsmart life’s roadblocks. We believe everything you do outside of work adds to who you are at work. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members.

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Why Work For Us?

  • Exceptional benefits within 30 days of hire, with employee contribution to Medical/Dental/Vision premiums
  • 401K Matching $1 to $1 up to 6% annually
  • Annual bonus
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • 15 Paid Days off, some Saturdays and no Sunday work hours (20 after 1 year)
  • Tuition reimbursement for additional ASE Certifications
  • Clean well equipped shops with high car count
  • Free AAA Membership and numerous employee discounts


Essential Functions

  • Performs routine vehicle inspections, oil changes, other fluids services (brake fluid, coolant, transmission, etc.), flat tire repair, tire dismounting/mounting/balancing and other maintenance-related services.
  • Interprets and completes work orders and related documentation assigned by shop manager.
  • Documents include, but are not limited to, parts requisitions, diagnostics reports, inspection forms and recommendations.
  • Assists other technicians as assigned.
  • Maintains clean and orderly work area. Returns shop supplied equipment to proper locations, ready for other technicians to use.



  • Clear and proficient verbal and written communication even under pressure.

  • Common knowledge of vehicle components and the common reasons for vehicle failure.

Education & Experience/Licenses & Certification


High school diploma or equivalent

  • Automotive trade school certification or equivalent experience

  • 0 – 2 years Experience in inspecting and repairing cars and light trucks

  • ASE certification or equivalent knowledge in areas of repair responsibility

  • California Smog License Valid Automobile Operator’s License


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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

The chart shows total cash compensation for the AAA Auto Service Technician in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $49,798 to $62,724 with an average total cash compensation of $56,261. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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