Mechanic salary in California

Average salary
$54,500/yr
Based on 6,121 income tax records
$21,000
$112,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$21,000
$112,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Mechanics make?
The average total salary for a Mechanic is $54,500 per year. This is based on data from 6,121 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mechanic and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mechanic salary can vary between $21,000 to $112,500 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, California
17 income tax records
$178,000/yr
$167K – $189K
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PG&E, California
21 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$111K – $128K
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Tesla, California
35 income tax records
$104,500/yr
$55K – $130K
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City And County Of San Francisco, California
16 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$88K – $109K
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American Airlines, California
12 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$88K – $104K
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United Airlines, California
38 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$85K – $99K
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Alamedacontra Costa Transit D, California
12 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$92K – $98K
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Sf Bay Area Rapid Transit, California
18 income tax records
$93,500/yr
$87K – $100K
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Los Angeles County, California
35 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$79K – $97K
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City Of Los Angeles, California
18 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$78K – $105K
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UPS, California
34 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$72K – $88K
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Silgan Containers Manufacturing, California
12 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$66K – $104K
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Lockheed Martin, California
13 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$68K – $91K
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Wm Resources, California
13 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$67K – $81K
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Penske, California
24 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$60K – $75K
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Kbr Technical Services, California
18 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$66K – $71K
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FedEx, California
13 income tax records
$69,000/yr
$53K – $82K
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United Rentals, California
18 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$61K – $78K
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Ryder, California
17 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$61K – $80K
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Solar Turbines Incorporated, California
25 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$63K – $71K
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Amerit Fleet Solutions, California
10 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$43K – $70K
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Ahern Rentals, California
11 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$57K – $74K
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USPS, California
39 income tax records
$65,000/yr
$56K – $72K
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Holt Of California, California
26 income tax records
$64,500/yr
$49K – $76K
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E J Gallo Winery, California
13 income tax records
$62,000/yr
$58K – $73K
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State Of California, California
52 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$51K – $76K
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Quinn Group, California
20 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$54K – $64K
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Crown Equipment, California
11 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$49K – $63K
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Lstc Of California, California
21 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$44K – $64K
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Pape Material Handling, California
22 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$52K – $65K
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Sunbelt Rentals, California
18 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$49K – $61K
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First America Automotive, California
10 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$33K – $86K
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BBSI, California
59 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$36K – $66K
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TriNet, California
16 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$44K – $65K
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Walmart, California
11 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$24K – $57K
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Uhaul Co Of California, California
10 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$37K – $54K
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ADP, California
29 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$31K – $62K
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Bridgestone Americas, California
34 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$31K – $54K
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US Department Of Defense, California
377 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$29K – $51K
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The Pep Boys, California
20 income tax records
$31,000/yr
$26K – $40K

Mechanic demographics in California

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61% are single
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39% are married
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38% have kids
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39% own a home

Mechanic salaries by age in California

$0
$15,750
$31,500
$47,250
$63,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mechanics in California

6,121 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mechanic in California is $54,500 per year. Mechanic salaries in California can vary between $21,000 to $112,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 6,121 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mechanic.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for mechanics in California: Pacific Maritime Association ($178,000 a year), PG&E ($119,500 a year), and Tesla ($104,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mechanics in California: Antioch, CA ($77,500 a year), Brentwood, CA ($74,500 a year), and Concord, CA ($70,500 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.