Mechanic salary in the United States

Average salary
$48,000/yr
Based on 104,183 income tax records
$20,000
$97,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$35K
 
$47K
 
$53K
 
$54K
 
$52K
$20,000
$97,500
How much do Mechanics make?
The average total salary for a Mechanic is $48,000 per year. This is based on data from 104,183 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mechanic and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanic salary can vary between $20,000 to $97,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Mechanic salary by location

Mechanic salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Pacific Maritime Association, Pierce County, WA
11 income tax records
$148,500/yr
$61K – $225K
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Ssa Terminals, King County, WA
12 income tax records
$142,000/yr
$97K – $179K
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Pinnacle West Capital, Maricopa County, AZ
13 income tax records
$118,000/yr
$78K – $139K
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Small Mine Development, Elko County, NV
10 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$34K – $145K
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American Airlines, Tarrant County, TX
23 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$49K – $138K
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Delta Air Lines, Coweta County, GA
32 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$51K – $122K
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United Airlines, San Mateo County, CA
10 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$74K – $107K
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State Of New York, Queens County, NY
10 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$77K – $127K
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City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
16 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$55K – $113K
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Los Angeles County, Los Angeles County, CA
28 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$66K – $106K
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Tropicana Manufacturing Co, Manatee County, FL
14 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$52K – $168K
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King County, Snohomish County, WA
14 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$81K – $101K
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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Prince George's County, MD
18 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$52K – $105K
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Republic Silver State Disposal, Clark County, NV
10 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$77K – $101K
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Freeportmcmoran Bagdad, Yavapai County, AZ
14 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$58K – $106K
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Bell Textron, Randall County, TX
12 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$71K – $92K
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Ge Engine Services, Cowley County, KS
19 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$50K – $133K
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Boeing, Pierce County, WA
108 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$34K – $136K
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Lockheed Martin, Tarrant County, TX
31 income tax records
$76,500/yr
$59K – $97K
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Freeportmcmoran Sierrita, Pima County, AZ
10 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$48K – $105K
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Empire Southwest, Maricopa County, AZ
34 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$38K – $119K
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Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade County, FL
10 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$37K – $107K
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County Of Allegheny, Allegheny County, PA
11 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$44K – $85K
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Freeportmcmoran Morenci, Greenlee County, AZ
11 income tax records
$71,500/yr
$49K – $81K
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US Department Of Defense, Mason County, WA
17 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$51K – $101K
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Kbr Technical Services, San Bernardino County, CA
18 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$59K – $76K
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Halliburton, Bexar County, TX
10 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$29K – $112K
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Dart, Dallas County, TX
17 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$56K – $90K
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Textron Aviation, Sedgwick County, KS
16 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$42K – $117K
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Solar Turbines Incorporated, San Diego County, CA
23 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$48K – $86K
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Gulfstream Aerospace, Effingham County, GA
12 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$38K – $84K
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SEPTA, Philadelphia County, PA
22 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$57K – $98K
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Eastman Chemical Company, Sullivan County, TN
15 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$46K – $87K
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East Penn Manufacturing, Berks County, PA
16 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$49K – $85K
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Memphis Light Gas And Water Divi, Shelby County, TN
13 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$46K – $89K
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Via Metropolitan Transit, Bexar County, TX
12 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$44K – $93K
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Honeywell International, Maricopa County, AZ
24 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$44K – $96K
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Keystone Paying Agent, Lake County, FL
11 income tax records
$62,500/yr
$46K – $71K
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Chicago Transit Authority, Cook County, IL
16 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$56K – $78K
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Cleveland Brothers, Westmoreland County, PA
11 income tax records
$61,000/yr
$48K – $104K
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City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
14 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$45K – $74K
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Utah Transit Authority, Salt Lake County, UT
11 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$46K – $66K
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Ring Power, Hillsborough County, FL
11 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$28K – $68K
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Publix Super Markets, Polk County, FL
13 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$37K – $64K
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City Of Phoenix, Maricopa County, AZ
13 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$36K – $66K
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Metro Transit Authority, Harris County, TX
16 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$23K – $74K
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Osram Sylvania, Hillsborough County, NH
15 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$21K – $82K
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Spirit AeroSystems, Sedgwick County, KS
51 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$23K – $76K
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Roush Management, Wayne County, MI
24 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$25K – $85K
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City Of Houston, Harris County, TX
20 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$30K – $61K

Mechanic demographics in United States

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57% are single
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43% are married
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38% have kids
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40% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanics in United States

104,183 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanic in the United States is $48,000 per year. Mechanic salaries in the United States can vary between $20,000 to $97,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 104,183 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanic.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for mechanics in the United States: Pacific Maritime Association ($148,500 a year), Ssa Terminals ($142,000 a year), and Pinnacle West Capital ($118,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanics in the United States: Vallejo Metro Area, CA ($67,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($66,500 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($62,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.