Mechanic Salary Salary / Wage
Salary and wage information for mechanics is compiled regularly by analysis of Australian jobs advertised in major publications. Salaries are annual unless otherwise stated.
The Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations Codes (ANZSCO) are: 321211 for motor mechanics, 321212 for diesel motor mechanics, 21213 for motorcycle mechanics and 321214 for small engine mechanics.
Job titles and exact tasks vary in this work and examples of some occupation titles are motor mechanic, brake mechanic, auto mechanic, heavy mechanic, car mechanic and truck mechanic.
These occupations are currently on the Australian Combined Skilled Occupation List, (Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List, MLTSSL).
The average Australian weekly full-time ordinary earnings across all occupations in mid-2018 were $1,586, giving an annual income of approximately $82,472. This was 2.6% higher than in mid-2017.*
Data supplied from Indeed over the past 36 months, based on over 1,500 salaries, estimated that the average salary for a mechanic was $60,368 per annum in Australia.
Mechanic Salaries / Wages in 2018
|Job Title||Salary / Wage $||Location|
|Automotive Mechanic / Technician||65,000 – 85,000||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Heavy Diesel Mechanic||$34 – $38 per hour||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Workshop / Field Service Mechanic ( Plant)||$36 – $40 per hour||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Experienced Automotive Technician||60,000 – 90,000||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Diesel Mechanic||$35 – $40 per hour||Canberra, ACT|
|Heavy Vehicle Diesel Mechanic||70,000 – 75,000||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Qualified and Experienced Motor Mechanic||50,000 – 70,000||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Light Vehicle Mechanic||$32 per hour||Perth, Western Australia|
|Mobile Diesel Mechanic||50,000 – 65,000||Perth, Western Australia|
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