Industrial Mechanic Salary

An Industrial Mechanic earns an average wage of $21.01 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Systems Troubleshooting, Heavy Equipment Repair, and Manufacturing Fabrication.

$33,474 - $72,625
$33K
$56K
$73K
MEDIAN: $55,623
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50%
90%

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$16.19 - $28.51
$16
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$33,474 - $72,625  
   
Bonus
$309.13 - $6,787  
Total Pay (?
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$35,936 - $68,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.19 - $28.51  
   
Overtime
$24.17 - $40.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$309.13 - $6,787  
   
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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$35,936 - $68,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 228

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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

Pay by Experience for an Industrial Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Industrial Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 96 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Industrial Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 87 salaries. An experienced Industrial Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 89 salaries. An Industrial Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 48 salaries.

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Key Stats for Industrial Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Industrial Mechanic Salaries

▲11%

▲6%

▲1%

National Average
$50,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Industrial Mechanic Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
▲34%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲15%

Manufacturing Fabrication
▲13%

Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
▲1%

Troubleshooting
▼0%

National Average
$50,000



▼6%


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼10%

Precision Machining
▼12%

Equipment Maintenance
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 14%