The average rate for a Construction Equipment Mechanic is $20.43 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.

$29,154 - $73,480
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$73K
MEDIAN: $42,266
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90%

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$15.22 - $32.34
(Median)
$15
$20
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,154 - $73,480  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$32,754 - $74,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.22 - $32.34  
   
Overtime
$10.00 - $38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$32,754 - $74,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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

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

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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

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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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Experience Affects Construction Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Construction Equipment Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$48,000

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 11%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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