The average Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanic can expect to rake in roughly $20.16 per hour. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,288 - $77,319
$33K
$50K
$77K
MEDIAN: $50,414
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$15.04 - $27.51
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$28
MEDIAN: $20.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,288 - $77,319  
   
Bonus
$408.51 - $4,404  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$32,563 - $71,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 81
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.04 - $27.51  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19  
Overtime
$21.00 - $38.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$408.51 - $4,404  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$32,563 - $71,054  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 405

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Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
064
5-9 years
65%
10-19 years
35%
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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 7%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
up arrow 5%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 2%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 2%

Heavy Equipment Repair
0%

National Average
$48,000

Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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