Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist is $18.95 per hour.
Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Total Pay (?
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$25,182 - $67,248
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $42,783
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Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Total Pay (?
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$13.76 - $26.90
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,182 - $67,248  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $2,500  
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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$29,181 - $62,735  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 579
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $26.90  
   
Overtime
$18.73 - $40.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,957  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $2,500  
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).
)
$29,181 - $62,735  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 579
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Job Description for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist

A diesel engine specialist (bus or truck mechanic) are responsible for making sure that all diesel engines are running properly and that any issues are quickly resolved. They are also in charge of performing preventative maintenance to prevent any issues of arising, accurate diagnostics to pinpoint any and all possible issues. They ensure their work area meets all federal and state requirements, keep track of maintenance times, and order all parts that are needed to complete the job effectively.
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Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Tasks
  • Learn and apply new technology in advanced diagnostics and repairs.
  • Comply with safety and EPA procedures.
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot and repair all types of diesel engine vehicles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and supplies.

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What is it like working as a Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist?
Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist in Denver:
"Flexible Work."
Pros: I get to do what I love. Good people to work with.
Cons: Long shifts and very hard on the body.

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Experience Affects Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$43,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Salaries

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National Average
$43,000
Maintenance
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 67 votes.

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 23%
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