Entry-Level Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Heavy Equipment Mechanic is $17.70 per hour. A skill in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,466 - $71,929
$25K
$45K
$72K
MEDIAN: $45,004
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$13.16 - $24.73
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,466 - $71,929  
   
Bonus
$497.77 - $4,838  
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$28,982 - $61,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 62
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.16 - $24.73  
   
Overtime
$18.24 - $36.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$497.77 - $4,838  
   
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$28,982 - $61,619  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 461

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,693

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Heavy Equipment Mechanic Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Odessa:
Stay at it never give up you will make it big one day.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Petersburg:
"Have a strong back."
Be prepared to work outside in the elements cold hot rain or snow mud and dusty and be able to make repairs in a timely fashion.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Norfolk:
"How hard it is to work with no help at times."
Learn all you can to make it easy on your self and others.

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
28%
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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲10%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼0%

Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$42,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼1%


Welding
▼1%

Equipment Maintenance
▼1%

Automotive Engine Repair
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 19%
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