How much can a expiereced auto mechanic make in Texas?
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if you are really good &up to date; you can make as much as you wont to.i would average around 100,000.00 - 180,000.00 per year. it has to be a very good new car dealership.but once you put in your time; you will start having people ask for you.it is really like being a MD; except you are running te…st and performing surgery on cars & trucks rather than people.if you love it ,it will be the best job you could ever have. the best thing about the job is flat rate; you can work very hard from 8:00 to 5:00; that will be 40hrs per week but i would turn any where from 100hrs to 120hrs per week x what ever dollar amount you get per hr.its like having your own business but ,no overhead.how ever; you will never stop buying tools.this & schools is what makes repairing cars & trucks so high.but remember do it right the first time. Allen L Harvey ( Full Answer )
Hourly rates vary quite a bit across the country and in different shops. Large corporations may pay as much as $15 per hour, but the typical hourly scenario is usually around $8-10. In order to make good money as a mechanic, a person needs to: (1) become ASE master certified or better; (2) specia…lize in automatic transmissions; (3) be a diesel mechanic; (4) find a fleet job; (5) specialize in drivability/engine repair; or (6) stay in one place a long, long, time. Most mechanics do not receive an hourly wage. Instead, they are paid by a system called flat rate. Every job that can be done from changing oil to rebuilding a transmission is uniformly given a particular amount of time in which the average mechanic can finish the job. For example, an oil change might pay two-tenths of an hour (12 minutes). The mechanic is paid for 12 minutes of work no matter if it takes him/her five minutes or five hours. As mechanics become more experienced and have more tenure at their place of employment, they are often faster than the "average" time, so they have the opportunity to work 40-hour weeks but actually clock more than 40-hours of flat-rate time. It is only in this situation that a mechanic can make more than a decent salary. Beginning mechanics usually get the short end of the stick when it comes to jobs. They are more likely to spend a whole day doing oil changes because it is really difficult to do an oil change correctly in under 12 minutes. They are also more likely to get the hourly pay rather than the flat-rate pay so that they can be handed some of the other low-end jobs (like sweeping and mopping, which don't count toward flat-rate time). The problem with the flat rate system is that it forces mechanics to fight each other over the jobs that can be done the fastest compared to their book times. For some mechanics, this increases the drive to find something else to fix on a car, or to line up several cars for themselves to work on, thereby increasing the waiting time per vehicle. This is why there are so many mechanic horror stories. Additionally, if a shop has a slow week, a mechanic may not bring enough money home to pay his/her bills. This makes planning for a family or a vacation or saving money very difficult. Working in a dealership setting is a good way to gain experience and to get paid to go to school or get formal training. However, unless you have a particular skill that is in demand, the pay is pretty stinky. Private shops (Joe Schmoe's Auto Service, etc.) usually have better pay and the same benefits but are not as concerned with offering education pay. Large corporations (Goodyear, Midas, etc.) offer the best benefits, low pay, and little interest in continuing education. Another Answer The amount they make depends several factors. Some get paid hourly, and some get a percentage of their billed flag time. Flag time is a book estimate for a job. If they make say, 30 dollars (a high guess) per flag hoour billed, and do a 2 hour job in one hour, they made 60 dollars that hour. The mechanic does not receive the whole labor rate ($60/hr or more) because they do not own the shop, the lifts or have to pay for the shop's advertising. Others make a flat hourly rate. For example, as a mechanic's apprentice I made 7.50/hr because I was very good considering no formal training. My coworker made approx $14.50. he had many years experience, but was not an expert. A full service mechanic (someone that does everything) can make anywhere from $55-$75 per hour. However, I am not sure what the pay rates are for someone who works for a business such as Pep Boys or Goodyear. If you owned your shop you could charge that much because that's what the median rate is for a mechanic. ( Full Answer )
Depends on a lot of factors, where he works at a dealer or independent shop Is he an A,B,C or master tech How good/fast is he ranges from $50,000-70,000 with master techs reaching $100,000+
MECHANICS LIENS FALL UNDER TEXAS PROPERTY CODE 70.001. YOU MUST NOTIFY THE REGISTERED OWNER, LIEN HOLDER (IF ANY) AND THE PERSON WHO BROUGHT THE VEHICLE IN FOR REPAIR, BY CERTIFIED MAIL RETURN RECIEPT. THIS NOTICE IS SENT AFTER THE 30 TH DAY THE REPIARS ARE COMPLETEDED. FORCLOSURER ON THE LIEN IS ON… THE 31 ST DAY AFTER THE NOTICES ARE SENT. ALSO NOTE THE VEHICLE MUST REMAIN AT YOUR PLACE OF BUSSINESS OR A STATE LIC. STORAGE FACILITY. YOU MAY NOT ACCEPT PARTIAL PAYMENTS. The above is only a partial answer! On the 31st day of the sent notification the possessory lien holder must take any correspondence to the local Count Tax Assessor's Office and they notify the Registered and Lien Holder. After 31 days you can conduct a Lien Sale if you are a registered auto repair facility. It's much easier to have a Lien Service do the work because it can be quite time consuming. autolienservice.com ( Full Answer )
How much an auto mechanic earns in Australia depends on theirexperience and where they work. Experienced auto techs can earn upt0 45k per year.
Answer . \nWorking on small single and twin engine planes $10-$20hr. Business class jets and turbo props 40-50Kyr. Large transport catagory-Airbus, Boeing-45-80Kyr
There does not appear to be a salary estimate that covers Europe asa whole. The median annual salary for an auto mechanic in theUnited Kingdom is $43,430. This includes an annual bonus of $6,360.The average monthly salary for an auto mechanic in Germany is 4,013euros or $5,150 in US currency.
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Mechanical Engineering Salaries . The middle 50% earned between $52,210 and $84,940. The lowest 10% earned less than $41,810, and the highest 10% earned more than $101,240. Median annual earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of mechanical engineers in 2006 were: Federal govern…ment: $65,500 Engineering and architectural services: $67,050 Motor vehicles and equipment: $68,740 Construction and related machinery: $60,410 Manufacturing: $74,720 . In 2006 BSME new grads in mechanical engineering received starting offers averaging $55,510 a year, MSME candidates had offers averaging $61,950, and new PhDs averaged $77,660.. You can see what individual companies pay mechanical engineers at Jobnob:. http://www.jobnob.com/mechanical-engineer-salary ( Full Answer )
With a automotive tech field being mostly 100% commission based obviously there is lots of room for variance. I would have to say 95% of technicians make 20k-105k a year gross. Probably 85% of technicians make 40-65k gross annually. Generally there is a "sweet spot" being a technician. Mostly all te…ch's making over the 55k mark are at a manufacturers dealership. These are (most of the time) higher trained and higher experienced tech's. Also, picking a brand like Kia or Hyundai will result in a lower commission rate. On the other side picking dealers like Audi, Mercedes, or even Lexus will result in a higher commissioned rate at the downside of having far less cars on the road to potentially service. In my personal experience as a career tech dealers like Ford, Chevy, and Honda have the best balance between commission rate and volume. Another thing important to a dealer employed tech is the ratio of customer paying work coming into the door compared to warranty work. Warranty work is better than no work but generally pays anywhere from 30-60% of what the same job would have been quoted to a customer. ( Full Answer )
Not enough, when you consider the training required and the responsibility the mechanic has for the safety of the aircraft.
Depends on experience and where you live and what particular brand you work on. It can vary from $30K a year to well over 100K a year.
not much, averages about $15/h for a licensed mechanic, compared to some factory semi-skilled machine operators that make $17-$18 an hour
Answer . auto mechanics are paid through a uniform source book and based on how long it takes to work on a certain project. Example: rotate 5 tires with the one in the trunk 1/2 an hour at a rate of 128 dollars per hour.
Answer I am taking Aviation Structures in College right now and they make 20-32 an hour (Canadian) my father was a mechanic and worked on private light aircraft as a mechanic and would make 300 to 800 per inspection (as he had his own business). In the shop under an employer (like Boeing etc) you c…an be looking at high figures but I am not sure how much exactly. It also depends what company you work for, how skilled you are, what kind of planes you work on, best guess anywhere between 30 to 40 an hour at top rated pay. Answer 2: As an AAL AMT you make $32.00Hr (After you pay benefits / fund retirement figure about $25Hr) *** Yes this is what AA pays! what a joke huh? UPS AMT $48Hr they are projected to hit over 50. "They are in Negotiations now" Fed Ex $32.68Hr LUV (Southwest) AMT's $43Hr DL AMT's $32Hr (Delta) (The AMT's that are left) Most your sweatshops like TRAMCO, D-HOWARD pay $18.00 - 20.00Hr (IF you have a license) *** Aviation has become a smeltering pot unless you work for the big guys like UPS or Southwest Airlines!! otherwise consider Med School, Aviation is a dead end career. ***FedEx licence premiums bump the pay up closer to UPS. Aviation is far from a dead end career. There are many areas to specialize in, Avionics, Powerplant, Structures and Management just to name a few. There are also corporate, manufacturing and general aviation careers although they generally don't pay as well as the majors. Another approach that may appeal to some is contract maintenance. With some experience you can free-lance and travel around the world! There are downsides. The industry is cyclic and it tends to run on a 5 year cycle. Choose an employer wisely. Some weaker businesses will lay off at the drop of a hat. Shifts can be all over the clock. You may have to move to land that dream job. Starting pay is low until you gain experience. However, for 2 years training and earning your license and 2 more gaining experience it can be a well paying rewarding career. I've been a flight line mechanic for 15+ years and I still enjoy it as much as the day I started. If you're willing to make the sacrifice and this kind of work appeals to you, go for it. Figure out who you want to work for (this is critical) and what they require. Get a part time job there while you're in school. Get a game plan together and make it work. I talked to an FAA auditor recently and he said they are worried there will be a shortage of A&P's because so many schools have closed and there are not nearly enough mechanics to back fill the retirements. As long as there are planes flying, they will need mechanics. If you like planes and are interested how they work get an A&P license and go for it! ( Full Answer )
Answer . Anywhere from $17,500 annualy for a private in the milatary up to around $100,000 for some private sector pilot/mechanic jobs. Average is around $50,000 annualy.
A automotive painter makes 15-20 an hour depends on place and type of work being done. I have been painting for some time.stright paint ie prediction painter body shop painter and custom painter i have done all of thees worst in my case is body shop painter due to insurance adjusters or quoits not g…iving Enoch time on the job to make enough money as you are suppose to be able to turn hours meaning being able to do the job in half the time they give you to do the job! and the more insurance companies squeeze their way in the body shops the worse it gets from hours to recycled parts junkyard parts.. ( Full Answer )
The average annual salary for a marine mechanic is 35,430 dollars.The top ten percent of people working in this profession can havean annual salary of 55,030 dollars.
A really fast tech working in a dealership can make $100,000 a year, most make 50 - 70
For a mature age 1st year apprentice mechanic (21years or older) the award rate is $12+ /hour.
Depending on the type of work that you do it can range from 25k to 125k if you are a diagnostic technician.
The average yearly salary for an auto mechanic is $36,000. Therange of salary varies depending on experience and place ofemployment.
The median yearly salary is close to $40,000 per year. The amountwill vary depending your their experience and where they work at.
Well, as mechanics are normally self-employed it is completely different for each company. But some mechanics also can do high paid work for racing teams. e.g. F1, GP, Rally
73 to 89 dollars an hour The garage may charge 73 to 89 dollars an hour but the mechanic doesn't make that.
depends on the area, i charge Â£25 an hour which is under the Â£30 other mechanics charge in the area, which means im always fully booked with no down time and always have customers returning and recommending me, Â£25 an hour might sound alot but when you take tax,unit rental,tooling costs, bu…siness rates, insurance ect... and the money in your own pocket its not a lot realy ( Full Answer )
you roughly make forty dollars an hour to start out. then you make fiffty dollars a week as a middle class mechanic. and as a top mechanic you should make seventy-five to one hundred dollars an hour
It varies from Team to Team, but a good ballpark figure is around $60,000 to $80,000 a year, some will make more, some much less, the determining factor generally depends on the caliber and wealth of the team.
Have a look at www.usajobs.gov. A quick search shows that a NASA engineer starts around 53k per year at entry level, and can advance to around 78k at supervisor level. The pay seems slightly low by industry standards, so you must have a passion for your work. However, government retirement benefits… are usually very good. I have known 3 NASA engineers, and they are top notch, and really enjoy their work. ( Full Answer )
Automotive school around - $20,000 Factory Certified training (ford fact/bmw step)- $15,000 - $20,000 Tools/tool boxes - $20,000 - $100,000
Texas auto sales tax is currently at 8.25 percent for every 1.00 United States Dollar spent in any given sales transaction in the state of Texas for products with applicable tax fees.
Depends on experience and where you live. It can vary from $30,000 a year to well over 100,000 a year.
depends on certifications and how good they are. i know a few who make who or three thousand a week. and a few who only 300 dollars
There are usually 2 different parts of auto transport when it comes to the money aspect. There are brokers, and carriers. The broker will typically take a portion of the total cost (usually around $100-$200) for setting up the transport. The auto transport company will make the remaining balance. Th…e actual driver of the transporter (unless the truck is operated by the owner) will generally make around 20% of the total load. So for example, if the total price to the customer to move from california to New york is $1,000, the broker will take $150 - the transport company collects $850 - and the actual driver will probably walk away with around $175 - $225 for hauling that one car. Most trucks hold around 7-10 cars, depending on the type of carrier, so multiply that previous example by the amount of cars on the truck and you can get a ballpark idea of how much a transporter makes. ( Full Answer )
Depends on experience and how they're paid. Often, mechanics will be paid by the flag hour - they'll be paid for the time projected for the work they do, rather than how long they actually do it. For an experienced mechanic who can finish, for example, 20 flag hours of work in 8 hours, it's for the …better. For an inexperienced mechanic, who might take four hours to complete a job flagged at two hours, it's not to their benefit, as they're basically being paid for two of those four hours. ( Full Answer )
a good mechanic can make 60k plus a year but on average the pay is around 40k this i know because I am there service manager!
they can make very good wages depending on what Garage they work in and what their boss is like, and if they go into business for themselves, it is a great trade especially in cities where people drive a lot of cars.
To be an auto mechanic, you will have to pay for yourcertifications. This will cost around $800 total. This also dependson where you get them. The biggest expense for any tech is going to be tools, as well.Now, you won't buy all the tools you obtain straightaway, butyou'll spend at least a couple th…ousand on startup costs... you caneither go the high end tools route (Snap On, Mac, Matco, Cornwell,etc), or you can get more (even if not so high quality) tools foryour money (Craftsman, Husky, Kobalt, etc), and you'll rotate themore expensive ones in over time, since the tool trucks offerpayment plans. To give you an idea, I've accumulated $55,000 in tools working as aheavy equipment and tractor-trailer mechanic, and I'm still notdone. On the side, I repair bicycles, and less than $1000 coveredall my expenses for that job. As your experience and skill levelincreases, so will your tools, and, consequentially, your toolbill. ( Full Answer )
About $40,000 a year. That all depends on area of the country, experience, duties, etc. $40,000 is a guess(and terribly low for someone with experience).
First and foremost is (CYA) Cover your assets in other words make sure when in the automotive field whether it is at home or in the shop working on customers vehicles, Is that any repairs you make do not come back a second time in other words being efficiant because the the more time you spend on …making sure the repair is working condition and no problems are presented the more money you make, and less time figuring out where you went wrong which losesmoney. (Speed will come with time) But the job will entail working with customers and their vehicles and working with coworkers. If you are a tech your job will mainly consist of these rules which should be applied at all times when working on vehicles whether it is a personal vehicle or customer vehicle. 1) Verify customer complaint (Make sure you understand what is wrong with the vehicle) 2) Make a personal Verification on customer complaint (Test Drive or Diagnose the Problem yourself even if you already know what the problem might be) 3) Once you have located or pinpointed the problem proceed to Look up service literature via manufacturers manual or Computer (All Data/Mitchell) 4) *Check for previous Repair Information Performed In The Past* because the problem might pertain to a previous repair, or the previous repair might not have even been the problem to begin with. *It does not Hurt to Look Over Parts Of The Vehicle That Are Not On The Repair Order For Damage Or In Need Of Replacement* 5) (TSB's) Check for Technical Service Bulletins ( Common Problems which keep occurring in certain Year Make Model vehicles) 6) After obtaining all of this information and you have completed these necessary steps. pinpoint the problem and make the necessary repairs. 7) After repairs are finished check back over the parts you have replaced to make sure that you have not overlooked anything whether it is something as small as a bolt or a fastener. 8) Once you have checked back over the repair site test drive the vehicle and verify your repair if the repair has no problems as in no knocking, vibration, or any type of noise or oddities bring the vehicle back to the customer. (if there is any problem after repair bring the vehicle back in the shop and make necessary adjustments) 9) Once finished with steps 1-7 (8) notify customer that their vehicle is ready to be picked up and explain to them what the problem was and the services that you have performed. Most Importantly !!DO NOT FORGET TO NOTIFY THE CUSTOMER ABOUT OTHER PROBLEMS THAT WERE ENCOUNTERED/ DISCOVERED!! ( Full Answer )
Depends on experience, but anywhere from 20,000+ to 50,000+...depends who you are working for. I know some that are bringing in 150,000+ a week
As a detailer working for someone else, pay is usually around $30 - $40 per vehicle. Working for myself, I usually only spend around $10 - $15 on supplies/materials, the rest goes into pocket. Average price right now is in the $100 per vehicle range.
From minimum wage as an entry level tech up to $35 as a lead tech with 40 hr. work weeks
Several factors are in effect to determine how much you can make as an automotive mechanic. First is always "qualifications". As with any job the more you know and are willing to learn the more you will make. It also depends on whether you work for a dealership, privately owned shop or are a freelan…ce mechanic. Dealership mechanics work on commission and have a steady flow so they tend to have more cash available. The thing that puts most mechanics in debt is their expenses. You are usually required to have your own tools and mechanics have a fatal weakness for tools. You can buy quality tools from Sears, Lowes, Home depot and so on or you can buy Snap On or Mac tools for a little more money. If you get what you need and don't fall into the trap of buying tools you may never use you'll be OK. But, like I said, it can be fatal. If you go to any mechanics tool box, open it up and search for a 10mm combination wrench you will likely find at least six of them in that box plus an extra small box with one or two more. Man only has two hands so why would he need that many of the same size? If you can avoid that pitfall, like any business, watch your expenses, you can make a good living as a mechanic. ( Full Answer )
The inherent chaos is the field makes it impossible to pin down an exact salary.
Most mechanics do not receive an hourly wage. Instead, they are paid by a system called flat rate. Every job that can be done from changing oil to rebuilding a transmission is uniformly given a particular amount of time in which the average mechanic can finish the job. For example, an oil change mig…ht pay two-tenths of an hour (12 minutes). The mechanic is paid for 12 minutes of work no matter if it takes him/her five minutes or five hours. As mechanics become more experienced and have more tenure at their place of employment, they are often faster than the "average" time, so they have the opportunity to work 40-hour weeks but actually clock more than 40-hours of flat-rate time. It is only in this situation that a mechanic can make more than a decent salary. Beginning mechanics usually get the short end of the stick when it comes to jobs. They are more likely to spend a whole day doing oil changes because it is really difficult to do an oil change correctly in under 12 minutes. They are also more likely to get the hourly pay rather than the flat-rate pay so that they can be handed some of the other low-end jobs (like sweeping and mopping, which don't count toward flat-rate time). Hourly rates vary quite a bit across the country and in different shops. Large corporations may pay as much as $15 per hour, but the typical hourly scenario is usually around $8-10. The problem with the flat rate system is that it forces mechanics to fight each other over the jobs that can be done the fastest compared to their book times. For some mechanics, this increases the drive to find something else to fix on a car, or to line up several cars for themselves to work on, thereby increasing the waiting time per vehicle. This is why there are so many mechanic horror stories. Additionally, if a shop has a slow week, a mechanic may not bring enough money home to pay his/her bills. This makes planning for a family or a vacation or saving money very difficult. Working in a dealership setting is a good way to gain experience and to get paid to go to school or get formal training. However, unless you have a particular skill that is in demand, the pay is pretty stinky. Private shops (Joe Schmoe's Auto Service, etc.) usually have better pay and the same benefits but are not as concerned with offering education pay. Large corporations (Goodyear, Midas, etc.) offer the best benefits, low pay, and little interest in continuing education. In order to make good money as a mechanic, a person needs to: (1) become ASE master certified or better; (2) specialize in automatic transmissions; (3) be a diesel mechanic; (4) find a fleet job; (5) specialize in drivability/engine repair; or (6) stay in one place a long, long, time. ( Full Answer )
Section 4-401 of the Uniform Commercial Code provides that it is perfectly legal to write a post dated check, though many banks tend to lie and say that it is illegal so they can get out of admitting they made a mistake by accepting it, at the same time banks, car companies, finance companys, etc re…quire postdated checks as security on loans so this is more proof that they are blatant liars when they tell you its illegal, but i would say its not worth trusting the company with waiting to cash the check until the date it says, in most cases people will cash them before the date on the check and unless you tell the bank in advance that you wrote a post dated check by giving them the check number, who you wrote it to and what date it should be paid there is no recourse to recover any overdraft fees. it always has been and always will be that the banks make the laws to benefit them so its as unfair as possible for the average joe, and this is why we need to end the fed!!! ( Full Answer )
20 years ago, easy 100000 a year plus .... now, with poor parts, 90000 maybe
they can make somewhere around $75,000 a year Depends.I have seen adds at $8.74 per hour. Franchise repair shops at 10-15% of total ticket and flat rates of up to $29 on big cities with unions.But overall a QUALIFIED TECH will make $50K for a average-some more some less and depends on the location …and shop.$30K-$75K is the range per year . ( Full Answer )
There are many different levels and types of auto mechanics. Therefore, the typical pay scale depends solely on the type of mechanic that one is training to become. In addition, the amount of schooling an auto mechanic has completed will drastically raise his or her pay scale. The final issue that c…an change the amount a mechanic earns is location. In areas with public transportation, fewer cars are on the road so supply may not always meet demand. Remote areas with lower cost of living ratios will find their salaries are far lower than more populated areas. These are all things to contemplate when one is thinking about becoming an auto mechanic. To examine the varying wages, the different areas of the United States are included. All of these wages include typical overtime and bonuses. These are all averages. Exact wages can only be determined by a prospective employer. Overtime hours will vary from area to area, but overtime is usually required of any auto mechanic. Therefore, a person is guaranteed they will be making extra money from time to time. In Anchorage, Alaska, an auto technician typically makes $36,000 per year, plus another $200 in bonuses and overtime. This brings the auto technician to $36,200. Compare this to a Level II auto mechanic who has had between two and five years of training. A Level II mechanic makes $46,700 a year, plus another $400 in bonuses and overtime. This is a $10,000 difference. Finally, a Level III mechanic who is holding ASE certification makes $56,500 plus another $700 in bonuses and overtime. Checking wages in Los Angeles, California, one will find that an auto technician there makes $34,900 plus $200 in bonuses and overtime. A Level II mechanic earns $45,500 plus $350 in bonuses and overtime. Finally, in California, the Level III mechanic earns $54,900 plus $700 in bonuses and overtime. Los Angeles is loaded with public transportation options. Therefore, a mechanic will find the demand is not the same as in Alaska. Moving on to El Paso, Texas, one will find the pay scale drops dramatically. There an auto technician earns $28,400 plus $150 in bonuses and overtime. A Level II mechanic earns $37,000 and $300 in overtime and bonuses. Finally, a Level III mechanic earns $44,700 plus $550 in overtime and bonuses. In areas surrounding Lincoln, Nebraska, an auto technician earns $28,700 plus $180 in bonuses and overtime. A Level II mechanic makes $37,300 with an additional $300 in bonuses and overtime. Finally, a Level III mechanic brings in $45,200 per year with an additional $600 in bonuses and overtime. Finally heading into New England helps on discover that in Burlington, Vermont an auto technician earns $30,400 with $200 in bonuses and overtime. A Level II auto mechanic earns $39,500 with an additional $300 in bonuses and overtime. Last by not least; the Level III auto mechanic pulls in $47,800 plus an additional $600 in bonuses and overtime. Becoming an auto mechanic is a highly fulfilling career choice. With plenty of room for advancement and plenty of demand, this is a career to seriously consider! ( Full Answer )