Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salary

Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics take home an average $20.30 per hour. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Though the majority of Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,404 - $74,584
$33K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $50,270
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$15.08 - $27.84
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$28
MEDIAN: $20.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,404 - $74,584  
   
Bonus
$496.65 - $4,404  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$32,849 - $70,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $27.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19  
Overtime
$20.85 - $39.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$496.65 - $4,404  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$32,849 - $70,148  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 394

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,219

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Sacramento offers some of the highest pay in the country for Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics, 29 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+26 percent) and Seattle (+8 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Houston, 15 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
5-9 years
65%
10-19 years
35%
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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲6%

Automotive Engine Repair
▲6%

Equipment Maintenance
▲3%

Troubleshooting
▲2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲2%

Industrial Hydraulics
▲2%

National Average
$48,000


Welding
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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