AAA Certified Auto Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Certified Auto Technician make at companies like AAA in the United States? The average salary for Certified Auto Technician at companies like AAA in the United States is $70,593 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $58,153 and $83,032. 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 Cities

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

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Job Profile Summary

This position is responsible for the technical service and or repair of vehicles as assigned by the service advisor or Manager. They will ensure quality service and repair is provided to all members and non-members vehicles. Team Members must supply their own tools and shop supplied diagnostic and service equipment.

Why Work For Us?

  • 12 Valley locations and 2 Tucson locations,
  • Sign on Bonus - $2,500
  • Great Pay – Up to $35 hr, Hourly Pay, Flat Rate with bonus and incentive plans
  • Exceptional benefits within 30 days of hire, with employee contribution to medical/Dental/Vision premiums
  • 401K Matching $1 to $1 up to 4% annually
  • Annual bonus
  • 15 Paid Days off and no Sunday work hours (20 days after 1 year)
  • Tuition reimbursement for additional ASE Certifications
  • Clean well equipped shops with high car count
  • A free AAA Membership and numerous employee discount

Essential Functions

  • Complete vehicle inspection form and vehicle diagnostic form and submit to service advisor.
  • Successfully complete automotive service and repair work qualified to perform.
  • Perform work according to safety guidelines.
  • Inspect vehicles for additional needed repairs or maintenance and recommend them to the service advisors for sale to customers.


  • Common knowledge of vehicle components and the common reasons for vehicle failure
  • Demonstrates problem solving and listening skills to evaluate member safety as well as the ability to discern safety issues and respond appropriately
  • Participate in ongoing training as assigned by management.
  • Study technical bulletins, industry magazines, and technical web sites. 

Education & Experience/Licenses & Certification 

  • Valid Driver’s license and current 39 month driving record. 
  • 2 ASE Certifications required or equivalent experience.
  • Candidates will be considered if there certifications have expired within the last 2 years. 
  • Candidate will be required to re-certify in at least 2 areas at the next testing cycle as a condition of employment. 
  • Technical Training

Work Environment/Physical Requirements

 Works outdoors at vehicle sites when servicing vehicles. Lifting and carrying tires and parts, weighing up to 50 pounds, several times a day; bending, kneeling and stooping as required for service calls. Works in all weather and all traffic conditions. Vehicle recovery sites may be wet, messy and hazardous. 

Physical Demands: Required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions o this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, required to sit, occasionally required to stand and walk; use and to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and the ability to focus. Identify specific hazards as necessary (use of chemicals, equipment, driving).

May be exposed to chemicals, pneumatic air, electrical, lifting, tripping and/or falling, drives member and/or company vehicle.


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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

The chart shows total cash compensation for the AAA Certified Auto Technician in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $58,153 to $83,032 with an average total cash compensation of $70,593. 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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