An Industrial Mechanic earns an average wage of $21.21 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Systems Troubleshooting and Manufacturing Fabrication.

$34,963 - $82,668
$35K
$56K
$83K
MEDIAN: $56,192
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90%

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$16.24 - $28.78
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$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.21
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,963 - $82,668  
   
Bonus
$484.79 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$36,417 - $69,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.24 - $28.78  
   
Overtime
$24.19 - $40.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$484.79 - $10,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$36,417 - $69,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 234

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Job Description for Industrial Mechanic

Industrial mechanics are responsible for operating, repairing, and troubleshooting industrial equipment for their organizations, as well as verifying industrial machinery operations and settings. They use a range of industrial tools to check for failures and calibration, and they should be organized, pay close attention to detail, and work well with other mechanics to complete production objectives in a timely manner.

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Industrial Mechanic Tasks

  • Perform preventative maintenance and inspect parts for signs of excessive wear or damage.
  • Diagnose malfunctions and analyze results using testing devices.
  • Repair and replace broken machine components.

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Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Industrial Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
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Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Industrial Mechanic Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Industrial Mechanic Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 33%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 12%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 7%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
0%

National Average
$50,000

Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%




up arrow 7%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 11%

Precision Machining
up arrow 13%

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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