The average pay for a Diesel Technician is $18.88 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are System Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting.
Diesel Technician Total Pay (?
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$25,799 - $63,866
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,756
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Diesel Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.69 - $25.55
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,799 - $63,866  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,394  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $4,404  
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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$27,617 - $59,072  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 992
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.69 - $25.55  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $35.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,394  
   
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $4,404  
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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$27,617 - $59,072  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 992
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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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
San Antonio
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Dallas
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Houston
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Oklahoma City
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Portland
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Richmond
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Indianapolis
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Nashville
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National Average
$42,000
Phoenix
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Experience Affects Diesel Technician Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Skills That Affect Diesel Technician Salaries

System Repair
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Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 8%
Welding
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Systems Troubleshooting
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National Average
$42,000
Automotive Engine Repair
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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 20%
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