Diesel Mechanic in Denver, Colorado Salary

The average wage for a Diesel Mechanic in Denver, Colorado is $20.39 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting, Welding, Systems Troubleshooting, and System Repair.

$15.00 - $28.59
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MEDIAN: $20.39
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $28.59  
   
Overtime
$37.44  
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$31,200 - $73,874  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Diesel Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Diesel Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Diesel Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 12 salaries. A Diesel Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

▲28%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
$46,000

Late-Career
▼1%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Troubleshooting
▲19%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲15%

Welding
▲14%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲13%

System Repair
▲11%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲5%


National Average
$46,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 30%