Car Mechanic Salary in the UK

£32,400
per year
per month
£2,150
per month
per year

Car Mechanic - Average Salary

The average salary for a Car Mechanic is £32,400 gross per year (£2,150 net per month), which is £2,800 (+9%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Car Mechanic can expect an average starting salary of £13,400. The highest salaries can exceed £45,000.
£13,400
Low
£32,400
Average salary
£45,000
High
£1,050
Low
£2,150
Average salary
£2,840
High

Car Mechanic Salary Range

Apprenticeship
£7,100
Low
£13,400
Average salary
£32,400
Experienced
£38,900
High
£45,000
Apprenticeship
£590
Low
£1,050
Average salary
£2,150
Experienced
£2,500
High
£2,840
Among car mechanics, Apprentice Car Mechanics have the lowest salaries, while highly skilled workers like Experienced Self Employed Car Mechanics tend to have the highest salaries.

Car Mechanic - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Self Employed Car Mechanic£35K/year
+9% 
Electric Car Mechanic£34K/year
+4% 
Apprentice Car Mechanic£7,100/year
 -78%

Car Mechanic - Pay by Experience Level

A Car Mechanic with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £13,400 gross per year. A mid career Car Mechanic with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,200, while an experienced Car Mechanic with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £38,900. Car Mechanics with more than 20 years of experience earn £41,400 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Car Mechanic

Late Career▲ +28%
Experienced▲ +20%
Average Salary£32,400/year
Mid Career▼ -10%
No Experience▼ -59%

Gender Breakdown

Female
4%
Male
96%

Car Mechanic - Jobs by Location

Car Mechanic - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Car Mechanic jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Car Mechanic

How much does a Car Mechanic make in the UK?
A Car Mechanic in the UK earns an average of £32,400 gross per year, which is about £2,150 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Car Mechanic updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Car Mechanic in the UK?
The starting salary of a Car Mechanic in the UK is around £13,400 gross per year. Apprentice Car Mechanics usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Car Mechanic in the UK?
The highest salary of a Car Mechanic in the UK can reach and exceed £45,000 gross per year. Experienced Self Employed Car Mechanics usually have the highest salaries.
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