How much do full service automobile mechanics make?

According to wikianswers they make between $50-75 an hour. Which I find hard to believe.

Asked By: achyled - 5/14/2008
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Obviously either an EXTREMELY misinformed, or misunderstood statement. Like the other poster, I'm more inclined to believe that you are referring to SHOP labour. Dealership labour rates in this day and age, are typically around $85 to $125 per hour, depending on where you are located. What the general public fails to... More
Answered By: Ford Girl - 5/14/2008
Additional Answers (7)
No mechanic makes that dude, I been in the business 40 years. Most flat rate per hour techs make 25-45 per hour, 45 being ase master certified and knowing absolutely everything about every vehicle.
Answered By: Will S - 5/14/2008
in what part of the world you mean????
Answered By: MagsyNZ - 5/14/2008
Well dont I make well north of 25 dollars an hour
Answered By: Anthony W - 5/14/2008
I know my brother-in-law in Michigan has been in the business for 0ver 20 year and makes about $28.00 per hour
Answered By: eq_alias - 5/14/2008
I don't make anywhere near that. What they're referring to is shop rate most likely; that's what the shop charges. Although as a flat rate tech can make close to $45 an hour but if there's no work no pay. Even with all your licenses and certs it doesn't come close.
Answered By: paul4001 - 5/14/2008
some how u must have looked up how much a shop charges for labor per hour...starting techs make 850 to 12.50 an hour....its popular for techs to exaggerate their pay...these are the real numbers in the Ohio and Michigan that's good but not a master,but is certified 12.50 to 15.50 an hour master ase... More
Answered By: shaggy1353 - 5/14/2008
This question highly depends on what part of the country you live in... More
Answered By: Big Daddy - 5/14/2008
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