Join us for our monthly Tireside Chat: an open forum discussion aimed at tackling major topics in the automotive industry. These chats are virtual and are free and open to all.
This month's topic is: What is a fair wage? The national average hourly rate for an Automotive Technician/Mechanic is $20.92. While there are some shops that pay entry level employees as low as minimum wage, there are also some shops where the lowest paid employee is well over $25/hour. The technician shortage has plagued this industry and a major contributor is pay. With the minimum wage increase looming in the not so distant future, how will your shop cope? How does your shop decide what an employee is worth? Let's talk about it!