A Diesel Mechanic in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $19.73 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are System Repair and Troubleshooting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

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MEDIAN: $19.00
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Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $26.63  
   
Overtime
$29.48  
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$26,217 - $58,255  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 39%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

System Repair
up arrow 45%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 40%

Maintenance
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None:
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