A Diesel Mechanic in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $21.00 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$29,479 - $51,045
$40K
MEDIAN: $39,900
50%

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$15.31 - $27.99
$15
$21
$28
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$39,900  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,571 - $60,870  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.31 - $27.99  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
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Total Pay (?
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$30,571 - $60,870  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

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

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$43,000

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

System Repair
up arrow 4%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 5%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 5%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

Maintenance
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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