Heavy Duty Mechanic Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Heavy Duty Mechanic is $19.82 per hour. A skill in Heavy Equipment Repair is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Heavy Duty Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$22,669 - $87,262
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MEDIAN: $50,050
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Heavy Duty Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$13.43 - $29.30
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$22,669 - $87,262  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,750  
Profit Sharing
$1,450 - $2,023  
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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$29,671 - $71,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.43 - $29.30  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $43.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,450 - $2,023  
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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$29,671 - $71,874  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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Job Description for Heavy Duty Mechanic
Heavy duty mechanics work with a variety of heavy duty equipment, such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and/or pneumatic equipment. They maintain these machines, troubleshoot equipment should something go wrong, and may order supplies and parts. They may also manage inventory and make notes into an inventory system as required by their employers. Heavy duty mechanics must be able to disassemble, clean, and then reassemble a motor. Additionally, they must be cost efficient by analyzing parts and determining whether to order new parts or repair the existing pieces. In all tasks, heavy duty mechanics must be neat, organized, and meticulous in cleaning parts and work stations. Often, heavy duty mechanics work outside with heavy equipment and slippery oils. As such, it's essential they follow organizational safety regulations and HAZMAT procedures as needed.
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Heavy Duty Mechanic Tasks
  • Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.
  • Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Duty Mechanic
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Heavy Duty Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$46,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Heavy Duty Mechanic Salaries

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 12%
National Average
$46,000
Welding
up arrow 34%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 26 votes.
Gender
Female
1%
female alumni
 
Male
99%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 20%
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