Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salary

The average Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanic can expect to rake in roughly $20.27 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,615 - $75,877
$34K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,249
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$15.10 - $28.12
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$28
MEDIAN: $20.27
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,615 - $75,877  
   
Bonus
$480.47 - $4,146  
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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$32,823 - $70,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $28.12  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.19  
Overtime
$21.22 - $39.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$480.47 - $4,146  
   
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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$32,823 - $70,602  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 425

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,112

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Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics will find that Sacramento offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 30 percent. Mid-Career Heavy Equipment Mechanics will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+26 percent) and Seattle (+9 percent). Houston is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 15 percent.

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 84 votes.
5-9 years
66%
10-19 years
34%
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Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Automotive Engine Repair
▲7%

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲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 84 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 16%
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