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Diesel Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Diesel Technician is $18.92 per hour. A skill in System Repair is associated with high pay for this job.
Diesel Technician Salary (?
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$28,573 - $65,434
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,591
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Diesel Technician Salary (?
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$13.14 - $25.81
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$28,573 - $65,434  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
Profit Sharing
$186.42 - $4,562  
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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$28,733 - $59,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.14 - $25.81  
   
Overtime
$15.80 - $36.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$186.42 - $4,562  
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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$28,733 - $59,859  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 920
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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
  • Learn and apply new technology in advanced diagnostics and repairs.
  • Comply with safety and EPA procedures.
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot and repair all types of diesel engine vehicles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and supplies.

Common Career Paths for Diesel Technician

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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

Albuquerque
up arrow 32%
San Diego
up arrow 27%
Portland
up arrow 21%
Dallas
up arrow 14%
San Antonio
up arrow 12%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 4%
Nashville
up arrow 1%
Richmond
up arrow 1%
Cleveland
0%
Chicago
0%
National Average
$42,000
Springfield
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Houston
up arrow 2%
Phoenix
up arrow 4%
Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Diesel Technician Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Diesel Technician Salaries

System Repair
up arrow 17%
Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 4%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%
Welding
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 180 votes.

Gender

Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 20%