Welcome to Idle Car Fix Tycoon, in which you'll be running a car repair business from the scratch. Do you know how much money do auto repair shop owners make? The median annual salary for all automotive service technicians and mechanics is $39,550 as of May 2017, yet many auto repair owners are more experienced and may be more likely to earn incomes at the top end of the pay scale. The top 10 percent earn more than $65,430, while the bottom 10 percent earn less than $22,610. How to play: 1 Design and build your own car repair workshop from the scratch. 2 Hire some repair technicians and related support counselors. 3 Finding the right pricing balance: Customer requirements, Business costs, Targeted revenue, Competitors, Market trends.