The average rate for a Construction Equipment Mechanic is $21.49 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$27,463 - $75,984
$27K
$43K
$76K
MEDIAN: $43,167
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90%

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$15.20 - $32.62
$15
$21
$33
MEDIAN: $21.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$27,463 - $75,984  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
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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$32,055 - $75,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $32.62  
   
Overtime
$19.23 - $47.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,100  
   
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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$32,055 - $75,793  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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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

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

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 16 votes.
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1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Construction Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Construction Equipment Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$50,000

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 14%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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