How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Connecticut?

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Interested in becoming a mechanic in the state of Connecticut? If so, then it really makes good sense to learn more about how much you can expect to earn with automotive technician jobs in the state. Nationally, mechanics earn just over $40,000 per year on average. However, in the state of Connecticut, the average annual salary for auto technician jobs is in the range of $43,360, which is slightly higher than the national average. Of course, this is just the average in the state. Many auto mechanic jobs pay more than this, while some will pay less.

Your education and training can help you earn more

If you’re interested in earning as much per year as possible in your role as an automotive technician, then you’ll need to invest in training and education. There are several community colleges, trade schools and technical schools that offer this sort of education, including the following:

Completing a course at these schools will give you the certification and basic education you need to enter the field, but they are not the end of your education journey. You’ll need to take things a step or two farther in order to ensure that you’re able to earn the highest auto mechanic salary in Connecticut.

Your first step should be to earn your ASE certification. Automotive Service Excellence certification is one of the most sought after credentials for dealerships, and it also carries weight with the general public. It speaks not only to your education and training, but to your dedication. Not all mechanics have the drive to complete their education and earn this certification.

You may also want to consider becoming dealership certified. Most automakers offer brand-specific training through branded dealerships and training centers. For instance, Honda requires that mechanics working in Honda-branded shops complete ongoing training regularly. They earn a certification for each level completed, eventually becoming master certified for the brand, although they will still need to complete ongoing training to keep up with changing automotive technology.

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While there are many career options for mechanics, one option you might consider is working with YourMechanic as a mobile mechanic. YourMechanic technicians earn up to $60 an hour and complete all work onsite at the car owner's location. As a mobile mechanic, you control your schedule, set your service area, and serve as your own boss. Learn more and apply.


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Pardeep

20 years of experience
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Pardeep
20 years of experience
Subaru Outback - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - San Jose, California
If I could give 6 stars out of 5 I would. Very friendly and accomodating. Please retain and take care of Pardeep.
Honda Odyssey - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - San Jose, California
Great service. Timely, efficient, and friendly. Also gave good advice on services I actually needed.

Andrew

14 years of experience
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Andrew
14 years of experience
Ford Escape - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Portland, Oregon
Andrew has come to fix my car on two occasions and both times he was on time for the appointment, professional , and extremely thorough in his examination of my car and diagnosis. He is honest and straightforward as to what my vehicle actually needs done immediately, and what I can hold off on for awhile. Money can be tight sometimes, so I do appreciate that. I highly recommend this mechanic!

Christopher

19 years of experience
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Christopher
19 years of experience
Honda Pilot - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Land O Lakes, Florida
Would book again. On time, knowledgeable and friendly. Will definitely have him on my next appointment.

Theodore

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Subaru Outback - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Renton, Washington
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