Mid-Career Diesel Mechanic Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics sits in the ballpark of $20.03 per hour. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While roughly one in four report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,047 - $69,310
$29K
$44K
$69K
MEDIAN: $43,947
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$14.76 - $26.76
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MEDIAN: $20.03
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$0$69K
Salary $29,047 - $69,310
Bonus $495.12 - $9,192
Profit Sharing $1,000
Commission $7,502
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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$31,091 - $65,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 223
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.76 - $26.76
Hourly Tips $0.71
Overtime $21.04 - $39.48
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $495.12 - $9,192
Commission $7,502
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).
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$31,091 - $65,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 960

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Dominating the field, Penske Truck Leasing LLC, U.S. Army, Ryder Systems, Inc., U.S. Marine Corps, and Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics. Employees of Penske Truck Leasing LLC can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $46K; however, pay is widely dispersed from bottom to top, ranging from $36K to $66K.

Though lagging the field in terms of compensation — U.S. Army offers the lowest median salary at $37K — pay within the company still varies considerably between $24K and $71K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,003

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+25 percent), Denver (+16 percent), San Antonio (+16 percent), and Fort Worth (+14 percent). Tampa is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 14 percent. Workers in Kansas City and Atlanta earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (11 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 213 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries



Welding
▲3%





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National Average
$45,000

Diesel Mechanic
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 213 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 24%
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