A Diesel Mechanic with Maintenance skills in Houston, Texas earns an average wage of $19.08 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$12.37 - $27.15
(Median)
$12
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$12.37 - $27.15  
   
Overtime
$28.36  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1,602  
   
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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$35,116 - $57,079  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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