The average pay for an Experienced Diesel Mechanic is $21.21 per hour.

$32,352 - $74,679
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$75K
MEDIAN: $47,760
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$15.74 - $29.39
(Median)
$16
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$32,352 - $74,679  
   
Bonus
$329.44 - $7,891  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$7,500  
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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$34,217 - $69,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.74 - $29.39  
   
Overtime
$22.78 - $40.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$329.44 - $7,891  
   
Commission
$7,500  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$34,217 - $69,307  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 915
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Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries



Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Troubleshooting
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System Repair
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Welding
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Heavy Equipment Repair
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Maintenance
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Automotive Engine Repair
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National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 160 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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