The average wage for a Diesel Mechanic in Denver, Colorado is $20.47 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.

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MEDIAN: $20
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.98 - $29.90  
   
Overtime
$36.75  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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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$31,131 - $76,360  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Troubleshooting
up arrow 17%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 9%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Welding
up arrow 7%

Automotive Engine Repair
0%

National Average
$48,000

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 2%

System Repair
up arrow 8%

Maintenance
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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