Median pay for Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics is around $20.05 per hour. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$32,955 - $76,287
(Median)
$33K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,281
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90%

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$14.98 - $27.50
(Median)
$15
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$32,955 - $76,287  
   
Bonus
$397.32 - $4,085  
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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$32,375 - $71,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.98 - $27.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19  
Overtime
$20.51 - $38.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$397.32 - $4,085  
   
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).
)
$32,375 - $71,487  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 394
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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
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Automotive Engine Repair
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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Troubleshooting
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Equipment Maintenance
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Industrial Hydraulics
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Heavy Equipment Repair
0%

National Average
$47,000

Welding
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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