Entry-Level Diesel Mechanic Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Diesel Mechanic earns an average wage of $15.56 per hour.
Entry-Level Diesel Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$20,524 - $58,900
(Median)
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59K
MEDIAN: $35,980
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Entry-Level Diesel Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$10.89 - $20.77
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,524 - $58,900  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,922  
Profit Sharing
$393.05 - $1,017  
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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$23,435 - $51,113  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 979
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.89 - $20.77  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $30.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,922  
   
Profit Sharing
$393.05 - $1,017  
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).
)
$23,435 - $51,113  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 979
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Phoenix
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$35,000
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Dallas
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%
System Repair
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Maintenance
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Systems Troubleshooting
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Welding
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National Average
$35,000

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Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 27%
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