A Diesel Mechanic in Memphis, Tennessee earns an average wage of $19.98 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting, Maintenance, and Heavy Equipment Repair.

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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Overtime
$46.65  
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$27,221 - $84,430  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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About Memphis, Tennessee

Shelby County, Tennessee
655,760
Male:
312,237 (47.6%)
Female:
343,523 (52.4%)
Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers. Memphis had a population of 653,450 in 2013, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee. It is the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The greater Memphis metropolitan area, including adjacent counties in Mississippi and Arkansas, had a 2014 population of 1,317,314. This makes Memphis the second-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed by metropolitan Nashville. Memphis is the youngest of Tennessee's major cities, founded in 1819 as a planned city by a group of wealthy Americans including judge John Overton and future president Andrew Jackson. A resident of Memphis is referred to...
Memphis:
$36,908
Tennessee:
$47,275
$826
Memphis:
$94,400
Tennessee:
$150,600
6.5%

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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Troubleshooting
up arrow 20%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 18%

Maintenance
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Heavy Equipment Repair
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National Average
$42,000

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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