Now's the perfect time for Qld residents to get their cars fixed. According to recent pricing information from ServiceSeeking.com.au, Qld mechanics lowered their hourly rates by about 15%.
From $88/hr in FY14, the average rate of mechanical services plummeted to just $75/hr this year; that's a whopping $13/hr price cut in the span of one year. If you're looking for an even more affordable option, you can also find budget services for around $65/hr which amounts to a 13% cost reduction from last year's budget rate.
Qld is one of three states to see lower prices for mechanical services this year. Vic and NSW mechanics also reduced their prices, and together with Qld, they make up the lower half of the pricing table. On the other hand, the highest average hourly fees come from SA mechanics despite keeping their prices steady over the last financial year.
By posting a job on ServiceSeeking.com.au, you can get up to a dozen quotes from fully qualified mechanics. However, most jobs get around five quotes. You can also find a list of the top mechanics in Qld on the site.