The average wage for a Diesel Mechanic in Denver, Colorado is $20.32 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. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting, Welding, Systems Troubleshooting, and System Repair.

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MEDIAN: $20.32
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Hourly Rate
$14.94 - $28.19  
   
Overtime
$36.75  
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$31,043 - $73,273  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Troubleshooting
up arrow 19%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 15%

Welding
up arrow 14%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 14%

System Repair
up arrow 11%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 4%

National Average
$46,000

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 1%

Maintenance
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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