Diesel Technician Salary

The average pay for a Diesel Technician is $19.52 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Industrial Hydraulics, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, System Repair, and Systems Troubleshooting.
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$30,204 - $78,698
$30K
$48K
$79K
MEDIAN: $47,766
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90%

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$13.72 - $27.41
$14
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$27
MEDIAN: $19.52
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$30,204 - $78,698  
   
Bonus
$165.00 - $4,136  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $4,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $49,665  
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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$29,970 - $64,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.72 - $27.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.55  
Overtime
$19.33 - $40.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$165.00 - $4,136  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $49,665  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $4,000  
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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$29,970 - $64,327  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,426

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Job Description for Diesel Technician

Diesel technician are tasked with maintaining and repairing diesel engines.

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Diesel Technician Tasks

  • Perform basic preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot and repair all types of diesel engine vehicles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and supplies.
  • Learn and apply new technology in advanced diagnostics and repairs.
  • Comply with safety and EPA procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Technician

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,109

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Key Stats for Diesel Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 216 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Diesel Technician Salaries

▲27%

▲18%

▲7%

National Average
$44,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Diesel Technician Salaries

Industrial Hydraulics
▲25%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲23%

System Repair
▲12%




diesel engine repair
▲3%


▲2%

Equipment Maintenance
▲2%


Heavy Equipment Repair
▼0%

National Average
$44,000

Diesel Technician
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 216 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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