Automotive service technician earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Automotive service technician salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $54,057
Alabama $37,873
Arkansas $32,609
Arizona $37,402
California $45,097
Colorado $46,220
Connecticut $46,686
District of Columbia $61,730
Delaware $42,470
Florida $36,710
Georgia $40,150
Guam $28,310
Hawaii $44,561
Iowa $40,714
Idaho $39,693
Illinois $38,178
Indiana $36,916
Kansas $41,151
Kentucky $37,994
Louisiana $37,400
Massachusetts $43,200
Maryland $48,130
Maine $36,690
Michigan $38,630
Minnesota $40,350
Missouri $42,050
Mississippi $38,640
Montana $37,370
North Carolina $39,390
North Dakota $42,710
Nebraska $41,430
New Hampshire $43,060
New Jersey $48,790
New Mexico $35,820
Nevada $46,270
New York $39,990
Ohio $37,630
Oklahoma $37,710
Oregon $43,530
Pennsylvania $35,784
Puerto Rico $18,880
Rhode Island $37,610
South Carolina $37,750
South Dakota $39,720
Tennessee $37,520
Texas $45,483
Utah $39,880
Virginia $45,640
Virgin Islands $32,320
Vermont $39,890
Washington $47,590
Wisconsin $38,450
West Virginia $31,590
Wyoming $45,240

How do automotive service technician salaries compare to similar careers?

Automotive service technicians earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than riggers but more than motorcycle mechanics.

Career Median Salary
Rigger salary $51K
Aircraft mechanic salary $49K
Derrick operator salary $47K
Farm equipment mechanic salary $42K
Geothermal technician salary $40K
Automotive service technician salary $40K
Auto body repairer salary $40K
Recreational vehicle service technician salary $39K
Machine assembler salary $39K
Motorcycle mechanic salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)