A Diesel Mechanic earns an average wage of NZ$27.47 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

NZ$35,235 - NZ$102,129
NZ$35K
NZ$59K
NZ$100K
MEDIAN: NZ$59,322
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NZ$17.60 - NZ$34.11
NZ$18
NZ$27
NZ$34
MEDIAN: NZ$27.47
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$50KNZ$100KNZ$150K
Salary
NZ$35,235 - NZ$102,129  
   
Bonus
NZ$4,737  
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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NZ$39,780 - NZ$78,840  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$17NZ$34NZ$51
Hourly Rate
NZ$17.60 - NZ$34.11  
   
Overtime
NZ$19.57 - NZ$48.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$50KNZ$100KNZ$150K
Bonus
NZ$4,737  
   
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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NZ$39,780 - NZ$78,840  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Diesel Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Diesel Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Diesel Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 34 salaries. A Diesel Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$58,578

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Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
NZ$59,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 86%