Mechanics in Vic are charging less this year than in the year prior, according to the latest data by ServiceSeeking.com.au. The average rate of Vic mechanics went down to $75/hr — an 8% decrease from $81.50/hr in FY14.
If you're curious about the premium prices of mechanical services in Vic, you'd be happy to know that they dropped by 9% this year. From $88/hr in FY14, premium rates are now at $80/hr. Budget services, however, cost more this year at $68.75/hr — a 28% increase.
NSW and Qld had reductions in the average costs of hiring mechanics as well. Qld had the biggest decline at 15%, while NSW had a 5% decrease. Vic and Qld now offer the lowest average rate for mechanics, which is $75/hr. Meanwhile, ACT recorded a 16% price jump. WA and SA did not have any changes in the average prices of mechanical services this year.
You can find heaps of qualified mechanics on the site. There's also a list of top mechanics in Vic that you can check out. If you want to get quotes from them, simply post your job on the site and wait for them to send you their quick estimates. On average, you can receive around five quotes from different businesses.