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The average car mechanic salary in District of Columbia, United States is $54,827 or an equivalent hourly rate of $26. This is 13% higher (+$6,114) than the average car mechanic salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,820. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
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An entry level car mechanic (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $43,729. On the other end, a senior level car mechanic (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $65,315.

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Job Description
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles. Excludes “Automotive Body and Related Repairers" (49-3021), "Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists" (49-3031), and "Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles" (49-2096).

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