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Mechanic Foreman Salary

A Mechanic Foreman earns an average wage of $21.95 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Equipment Maintenance and Electronic Troubleshooting. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$35,459 - $91,183
(Median)
$35K
$55K
$91K
MEDIAN: $55,240
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$15.91 - $32.54
(Median)
$16
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$35,459 - $91,183  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,727  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $11,745  
Commission
$4,958 - $25,549  
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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$35,340 - $85,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.91 - $32.54  
   
Overtime
$22.23 - $50.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,727  
   
Commission
$4,958 - $25,549  
Profit Sharing
$1.21 - $11,745  
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).
)
$35,340 - $85,864  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 270

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Job Description for Mechanic Foreman

The title of mechanic foreman is given to craftsmen who also function in a supervisory role for a work site. This is a hands-on position that requires substantial field work, but also requires the training and guidance of other technicians on the job. The exact duties in this role depend on the company, but positions are common in fields such as HVAC, construction, and plumbing. Mechanic foreman positions require extensive experience in the field with the related equipment. Most jobs also require a mechanical journeyman license, and some companies may require internal testing to prove the individual's skills with specific environments. In some cases, licenses and accreditation are required for using specific tools or materials.

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Mechanic Foreman Tasks

  • Estimate project costs and timelines.
  • Order parts and supplies, and ensure appropriate inventory to complete jobs.
  • Inspect, examine, and test buildings, equipment, parts, or vehicles to determine condition and necessary work.
  • Supervise and coordinate mechanics, schedules, and project priorities.
  • Enforce safety regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanic Foreman

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

Mechanic Foreman Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Mechanic Foreman in Richmond:
"Deal with everyone honestly and you never have to look back."
Do your best, be honest about your work, know your limitations, and recognize that not all things are repairable.

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Experience Affects Mechanic Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$52,000

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Mechanic Foreman Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 19%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 12%

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 3%

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Welding
up arrow 1%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 27%