Construction Equipment Mechanic Salary

The average rate for a Construction Equipment Mechanic is $20.99 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$27,317 - $76,663
$27K
$44K
$77K
MEDIAN: $44,400
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50%
90%

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$15.29 - $30.20
$15
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $20.99
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$27,317 - $76,663  
   
Bonus
$1,200  
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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$33,199 - $75,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.29 - $30.20  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $46.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,200  
   
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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$33,199 - $75,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Construction Equipment Mechanic

Construction equipment mechanics generally work for construction companies and companies which make, lease, rent, or repair construction equipment. They are responsible for the maintenance and repair of mechanical, hydraulic, diesel, and electrical equipment, as well as service documentation; some may also train new or junior technicians.

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Construction Equipment Mechanic Tasks

  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
  • Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
  • Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Construction Equipment Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Construction Equipment Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Construction Equipment Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Construction Equipment Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Construction Equipment Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 21 salaries. A Construction Equipment Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 23 salaries.

Construction Equipment Mechanic Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Construction Equipment Mechanic?

Construction Equipment Mechanic in Middletown:
"Stay in school!"
Follow good safety procedures. Take care of your hands, and eyes you won't get another pair. Ask for a raise if you think you deserve one! Look for another job if you didn't get the raise.

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Key Stats for Construction Equipment Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Construction Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲6%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Skills That Affect Construction Equipment Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼13%

Equipment Maintenance
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 20%