Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist with Electronic Troubleshooting Skills Salary

Pay for Diesel Engine Specialists and Truck Mechanics with Electronic Troubleshooting skills sits in the ballpark of $21.85 per hour. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and the larger part have dental coverage, close to one-fifth claim no health benefits at all. Though the majority of Diesel Engine Specialists and Truck Mechanics with Electronic Troubleshooting skills do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,760 - $77,566
$26K
$38K
$78K
MEDIAN: $38,489
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$15.08 - $29.96
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$30
MEDIAN: $21.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$25,760 - $77,566  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
Total Pay (?
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$31,409 - $67,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $29.96  
   
Overtime
$21.29 - $46.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
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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$31,409 - $67,591  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 126
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Pay by Experience Level for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $38K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $45K. On average, Diesel Engine Specialists and Truck Mechanics with Electronic Troubleshooting skills make $50K following one to two decades on the job. Diesel Engine Specialists and Truck Mechanics with Electronic Troubleshooting skills with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

Key Stats for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
38%
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Experience Affects Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
▼7%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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