Spotlight: Mechanic Comparisons

Paul MilnerJanuary 24, 2013

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.

Paul Milner

Senior Analyst

Paul Milner is a senior analyst at Utilimarc. He studied mathematics and philosophy at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Working at Utilimarc for nearly ten years, he helps find the stories and solve problems within complex data sets. See more from Paul

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