The average rate for a Diesel Mechanic in Brisbane, Queensland is AU$29.17 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$38,809 - AU$137,020
(Median)
AU$39K
AU$75K
AU$140K
MEDIAN: AU$74,880
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AU$19.40 - AU$34.89
(Median)
AU$19
AU$29
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$29.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
AU$38,809 - AU$137,020  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$42,501 - AU$91,046  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$18AU$36AU$54
Hourly Rate
AU$19.40 - AU$34.89  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.24  
Overtime
AU$33.28 - AU$52.13  
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Total Pay (?
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AU$42,501 - AU$91,046  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 9%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 3%

National Average
AU$65,000

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 1%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 93%
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