Spotlight: Mechanic Comparisons
Mechanics: Wage and Billable Hour Comparisons
This week’s spotlight highlights mechanics from the municipal and utility markets. The graphs below show the distribution of wages among these two groups of mechanics. 32 percent of utility companies pay mechanics between $33.57 and $36.59 an hour. 70 percent of municipalities pay mechanics less then $33.56 an hour.
Billable Hours Per Mechanic measures the total amount of time a mechanic spends working directly on vehicles or pieces of equipment during the year. The industry average Billable Hours Per Mechanic for municipalities and utility companies is 1,255 and 1,384 hours, respectively. These results are based on actual data from over 75 utility and municipal clients across the United States and Canada.