Diesel Mechanic Salary (Australia)

A Diesel Mechanic earns an average wage of AU$25.40 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Electronic Troubleshooting, Plant Maintenance, and Industrial Hydraulics. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Diesel Mechanic Total Pay (?
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AU$34,400 - AU$122,810
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MEDIAN: AU$59,698
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Diesel Mechanic Total Pay (?
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AU$18.44 - AU$38.55
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MEDIAN: AU$25.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$34,400 - AU$122,810  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,195  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$38,597 - AU$97,446  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 718
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$18.44 - AU$38.55  
   
Overtime
AU$23.08 - AU$50.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$5,195  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$38,597 - AU$97,446  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 718
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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Mackay
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Rockhampton
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Darwin
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National Average
AU$56,000
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Townsville
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Geelong
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
AU$56,000

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 29%
Plant Maintenance
up arrow 23%
National Average
AU$56,000
Diesel Mechanic
up arrow 12%
Welding
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 4% employee benefits None: 86%
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