Experienced Diesel Technician Salary

For Experienced Diesel Technicians, hourly average wages total $22.88 per hour. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$35,826 - $78,414
$36K
$54K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,007
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$17.26 - $30.70
$17
$23
$31
MEDIAN: $22.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$35,826 - $78,414  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $5,617  
Profit Sharing
$875  
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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$37,234 - $73,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.26 - $30.70  
   
Overtime
$25.03 - $46.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$193.92 - $5,617  
   
Profit Sharing
$875  
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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$37,234 - $73,219  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 363

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $52,527

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For Experienced Diesel Technicians, Portland provides a pay rate that is 6 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Diesel Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Richmond (+3 percent) and Dallas (+2 percent). Houston is the lowest-paying area, 18 percent south of the national average.

Key Stats for Diesel Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Diesel Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
▲4%



National Average
$53,000

Automotive Engine Repair
▼1%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼3%

Welding
▼5%

Paccar Engine Repair
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%