Diesel Mechanic in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

A Diesel Mechanic in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average wage of $21.24 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$32,800 - $51,495
$42K
MEDIAN: $42,000
50%

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$15.36 - $29.25
$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.24
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50%
90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$42,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$31,409 - $63,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.36 - $29.25  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
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Total Pay (?
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$31,409 - $63,135  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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

Pay by Experience for a Diesel Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Diesel Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Diesel Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 14 salaries. A Diesel Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲5%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$44,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$44,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼3%

Systems Troubleshooting
▼3%

System Repair
▼4%

Automotive Engine Repair
▼5%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼6%

Maintenance
▼8%

Troubleshooting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 19%