Mid-Career Diesel Mechanic Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics sits in the ballpark of $20.04 per hour. Total cash compensation for Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics runs from $31K to $65K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $9K and profit sharing that can reach almost $13K. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics like their work and job satisfaction is high. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, between a fifth and a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$28,830 - $69,823
$29K
$44K
$70K
MEDIAN: $43,570
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$14.79 - $26.72
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$27
MEDIAN: $20.04
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,830 - $69,823  
   
Bonus
$496.22 - $8,656  
Profit Sharing
$40.27 - $12,913  
Commission
$2,502  
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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$31,109 - $65,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 209
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $26.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.71  
Overtime
$21.24 - $39.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$496.22 - $8,656  
   
Commission
$2,502  
Profit Sharing
$40.27 - $12,913  
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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$31,109 - $65,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 939

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Penske Truck Leasing LLC, U.S. Army, Ryder Systems, Inc., U.S. Marine Corps, and Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics. Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics flock to Penske Truck Leasing LLC for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $46K lead the pack in compensation; however, Penske Truck Leasing LLC also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $36K at one end to $66K at the other end.

Offering a median of only $37K, U.S. Army pays the least. Moreover, the compensation range seems pretty narrow; employees make $24K on the lower end and $71K on the higher end.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,816

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

For Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics, working in the bustling city of Los Angeles has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+26 percent), Denver (+16 percent), San Antonio (+16 percent), and Fort Worth (+15 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Tampa is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Kansas City (11 percent less) and Atlanta (7 percent less).

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries



Welding
▲3%





▲1%

National Average
$45,000

Diesel Mechanic
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 23%