Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics is around $18.85 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — one-fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$26,943 - $66,129
(Median)
$27K
$48K
$66K
MEDIAN: $48,118
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$14.17 - $25.68
(Median)
$14
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$26,943 - $66,129  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $4,000  
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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$30,505 - $63,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.17 - $25.68  
   
Overtime
$20.77 - $37.99  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $4,000  
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).
)
$30,505 - $63,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 400

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Heavy Equipment Repair
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Industrial Hydraulics
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Troubleshooting
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National Average
$43,000

Welding
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 21%