Mid-Career Diesel Mechanic Salary
Median pay for Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics lies in the neighborhood of $19.81 per hour. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics approaches anywhere from $31K on the lower end to $65K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $13K from profit sharing. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics report high levels of job satisfaction. Just under one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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Popular Employer Salaries for Diesel Mechanic
Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics fill the offices of leading firms Penske Truck Leasing LLC, U.S. Army, Ryder Systems, Inc., U.S. Marine Corps, and Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Penske Truck Leasing LLC, where the median salary comes to $46K, though the large pay difference between employees at the top ($36K) and those starting out ($66K) creates a rather diverse pay scale.
With a median salary of only $37K, U.S. Army pays the least. It seems that the compensation range of $24K to $57K isn't that wide, either.
Pay Difference by Location
Surpassing the national average by 29 percent, Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+21 percent), Denver (+18 percent), Fort Worth (+16 percent), and Dallas (+11 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 12 percent south of the national average, can be found in Tampa. Employers in Kansas City and Atlanta also lean toward paying below-median salaries (9 percent lower and 5 percent lower, respectively).