Diesel Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Diesel Technician is $18.92 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are System Repair and Heavy Equipment Repair.
Diesel Technician Salary (?
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$27,276 - $65,023
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,251
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Diesel Technician Salary (?
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$12.94 - $25.86
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$27,276 - $65,023  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,992  
Profit Sharing
$187.73 - $4,530  
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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$28,488 - $59,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $25.86  
   
Overtime
$15.28 - $36.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,992  
   
Profit Sharing
$187.73 - $4,530  
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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$28,488 - $59,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 871
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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Technician

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Pay Difference By Location

Albuquerque
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San Diego
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Dallas
up arrow 15%
Cleveland
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San Antonio
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Nashville
up arrow 8%
Pittsburgh
up arrow 4%
Richmond
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National Average
$42,000
Houston
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Springfield
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Phoenix
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Indianapolis
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Experience Affects Diesel Technician Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Diesel Technician Salaries

System Repair
up arrow 23%
Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 12%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%
Welding
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National Average
$42,000
Automotive Engine Repair
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 174 votes.

Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 19%