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Is there sick pay leave for mechanics?

Financial help needs to be met and fulfilled on the end of the job as I do mine.

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Sick pay, holidays, vacations...things like that are generally set by an employer. There isn't necessarily a standard across all employers of "mechanics". The exception might be if they are unionized, in which case it's all negotiated and set in the contract.

Your options are generally to see what is offered, and decide if the TOTAL PACKAGE is worth it. One place may offer you $20/hour with 2 weeks of sick time. Another place may offer you $21/hour but NO paid sick time - any days taken off for sick time are unpaid.

The first is an annual salary of $41,600. The second is $43,680 if you take no sick days, If you take two weeks, it's 42,000, which is still more...but can you budget for that? If you get sick the first month, do you have enough cash to get through the week of no pay?

Don't just look at one thing when considering a job. You need to look at everything - vacation, hours, location, working conditions, salary, retirement options, health care benefits...and on and on. You then need to weigh the risks and benefits of each, based on what matters most TO YOU.

(Note - these numbers are made up for illustrative purposes. I have no clue what mechanics actually make).
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