Diesel Technician Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Diesel Technician is $18.93 per hour. A skill in System Repair is associated with high pay for this job.
Diesel Technician Total Pay (?
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$25,989 - $65,401
(Median)
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56K
65K
MEDIAN: $42,184
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Diesel Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.81 - $25.76
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26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,989 - $65,401  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,005  
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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$28,007 - $59,542  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 987
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.81 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$15.24 - $36.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,005  
   
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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$28,007 - $59,542  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 987
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Oklahoma City
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Dallas
up arrow 14%
San Antonio
up arrow 14%
Nashville
up arrow 8%
Lincoln
up arrow 4%
Portland
up arrow 4%
Richmond
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Houston
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National Average
$42,000
Springfield
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Indianapolis
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Phoenix
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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 8%
Welding
up arrow 2%
Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 7%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 164 votes.
Gender
Female
%
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 19%
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