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 $42,260, 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.

Supplement your income with work as a mobile mechanic

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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Rigoberto

9 years of experience
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Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Chevrolet Equinox - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Niles, Illinois
Rigo was great! He got there early, finished the job early, left everything clean. He changed my rear pads and rotors. The original quoted time was 90 minutes, he was done in about 60. He knows what he is doing and I am recommending him to all my friends and coworkers.
Mercedes-Benz C250 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Chicago, Illinois
Rigo is a maverick hands down. Don’t take your car for work elsewhere. Especially great at Mercedes—this guy knows his profession! I will be using him for everything related to my car going forward.

Arturo

25 years of experience
35 reviews
Arturo
25 years of experience
Kia Forte - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - San Diego, California
ARTURO is great! very professional , fast, replaced my front brake pads and oil an filter change. everything now works and works well. Brakes have much improved stopping power and engine is smooth and quiet.Arturo is also kind and thoughtful. "Your mechanic" is very fortunate to have Arturo Lopez represent your company. I enthusiastically recommend him and "Your mechanic> as a fine operation Best regards to the Team Peter Marto
Nissan Maxima - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - San Diego, California
Arturo was prompt and completed my brake repair, including new rotors in a very efficient manner. I am very pleased with the quality of the work and the parts and will definitely look to have him service our other car in the near future.

Scott

32 years of experience
345 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Lexus IS250 - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Denver, Colorado
Always on time, speedy, professional, and pleasant to interact with. The work is always consistent and we'll done. I can't reccomend Scott highly enough!

Michael

10 years of experience
15 reviews
Michael
10 years of experience
Nissan Sentra - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Conyers, Georgia
He was promptly on time and got the job done efficiently in a timely manner. I really appreciate the rapid respone on getting the job done! I would most definitely use this service again.

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