The average hours a mechanic works is a full time schedule some from 7 or 8 a.m. to most 6 p.m. some other ones works until 2 p.m. but most work long hours up to 10 or eleven. Also some work on weekends.
The working locations of a mechanic don't really change. A mechanic stays in his shop and lanes of the shop he is covering inside the shop. Most shops have minimum 2 lanes that have lifts and other ones that have as many as 6 to 8 with lifts. lifts are used to lift up cars and it varies the type of job a mechanic might do. Some lifts are for heavy duty trucks and are sometimes for a certain type of mechanic that specializes on them.
The salary of a mechanic is $17.21 per hour that adds up to $35,790 a year. Promotions are added when a mechanic has been working there after a long time. some companies do it in every 3 months and evaluate the work you have been doing and if you even deserve a promotion.