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Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic Salary

The average pay for an Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic is $14.52 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$27,168 - $59,180
(Median)
$27K
$37K
$59K
MEDIAN: $36,807
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$10.17 - $19.15
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$27,168 - $59,180  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
Total Pay (?
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$22,743 - $43,292  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Hourly Rate
$10.17 - $19.15  
   
Overtime
$14.83 - $28.97  
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$22,743 - $43,292  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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Job Description for Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic

A common method of shipping goods is via trucks, and the companies that operate fleets of large trucks need mechanics to keep them on the road. An apprentice diesel mechanic holds an entry-level position on the teams that repair and maintain tractor trailers and shipping trucks. The apprentice typically works under the supervision of service managers and master mechanics in performing his or her duties.

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Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic Tasks

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical problems, recording data.
  • Prepare workspaces and arrange equipment for use.
  • Assist with inspection, repair, and maintenance of diesel engines and associated machinery.
  • Complete scheduled maintenance like cleaning, fueling, oil changes, and part replacement.

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Experience Affects Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 42%
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