Salary for Automotive Specialty Technicians

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Automotive specialty technicians are similar to master technicians, but these technicians only work on one area of the car. For example, they might only work on brakes or tires rather than performing an entire inspection. This job is not usually dangerous, but it can be strenuous as it requires workers to stand for long periods of time and bend in awkward positions. To be considered for this position, vocational training is usually required. One or two years of formal job training will typically be required after a new employee is hired as well.

An Automotive Specialty Technician earns an average salary ranging from 24000 to 36000 depending on the level of seniority. Automotive Specialty Technicians will normally receive an average pay level of Thirty Seven Thousand Eight Hundred dollars on an annual basis.

Automotive Specialty Technicians have the highest average potential salary in Alaska, where they can earn average pay levels of close to $49370. They are compensated most highly in Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, where they get average pay scales of $55210.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 9.26 percent nationwide in that time.
Automotive Specialty Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $55,210
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $53,670
Utilities $52,990
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $46,170
Public Administration $45,250
Transportation and Warehousing $44,690
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $35,230
Finance and Insurance $36,050
Wholesale Trade $36,820
Accommodation and Food Services $38,010
Retail Trade $38,960
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $39,750