Heavy Duty Mechanic Salary
The average pay for a Heavy Duty Mechanic is $21.81 per hour. A skill in Equipment Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$29,187 - $81,403|
|Bonus||$304.10 - $7,837|
|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).)
|$32,389 - $73,486|
|Hourly Rate||$15.09 - $30.84|
|Overtime||$21.60 - $45.95|
|Bonus||$304.10 - $7,837|
|Total Pay (||$32,389 - $73,486|
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.Read More...
Communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills are essential for heavy duty mechanics, as they may work directly with customers. These mechanics are also likely to work on a team of fellow coworkers, as well as communicate regularly with a supervisor. Computers are typically used for database management, Internet use, and inventory tracking. Laptops are often used for their mobility and adaptability. Heavy duty mechanics must be proficient with a computer and able to use their organization's databases and inventory system.
A high school diploma or equivalent is generally required for this position. Employers also frequently require on-the-job training or other experience. Heavy duty mechanics' hours depend on their employer and its hours of operation.
Heavy Duty Mechanic Tasks
- Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
- Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
- Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.
Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Duty Mechanic
Pay by Experience for a Heavy Duty Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Heavy Duty Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 62 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Heavy Duty Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 66 salaries. A Heavy Duty Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 62 salaries.
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