Diesel Mechanic in Lafayette, Louisiana Salary

A Diesel Mechanic in Lafayette, Louisiana earns an average wage of $25.01 per hour. A skill in Systems Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.

$14.09 - $34.77
$14
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.01
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.09 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$42.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$4,500  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,730 - $128,760  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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About Lafayette, Louisiana

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
127,661
Male:
64,018 (50.1%)
Female:
63,643 (49.9%)
Lafayette (/ˌlæfiˈjɛt/; French: [lafajɛt]) is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. The city of Lafayette is the fourth-largest in the state, with a population of 120,623 at the 2010 census. It is the principal city of the Lafayette, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area, and also the larger, Combined Statistical Area of Lafayette-Opelousas-Morgan City CSA with a population of 611,774 according to 2012 estimates. Lafayette is the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana. Its nickname is The Hub City. The American city was founded as Vermilionville in 1821 by Jean Mouton, a French-speaking man of Acadian descent. In 1884, it was renamed for General Lafayette, who fought with and significantly aided the American Army during the American Revolutionary War. The city's economy was primarily based on agriculture until the 1940s, when the petroleum and natural gas industries became dominant. Lafayette is considered the center of Acadiana, the area of Cajun and...
Lafayette:
$47,830
Louisiana:
$45,727
$816
Lafayette:
$186,100
Louisiana:
$155,600
3.1%

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Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
31%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
▲12%

Troubleshooting
▲5%

System Repair
▲3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

Maintenance
▲2%

National Average
$59,000

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼15%

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None:
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