The average wage for a Mechanic Foreman is $23.18 per hour. A skill in Equipment Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$34,239 - $95,781
(Median)
$34K
$63K
$96K
MEDIAN: $62,634
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90%

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$16.12 - $32.57
(Median)
$16
$23
$33
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$34,239 - $95,781  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,241  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,043  
Commission
$7,000  
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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$35,551 - $87,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.12 - $32.57  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$21.72 - $49.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,241  
   
Commission
$7,000  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $15,043  
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).
)
$35,551 - $87,124  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 210
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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



National Average
$55,000


Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Skills That Affect Mechanic Foreman Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
up arrow 12%

Automotive Engine Repair
up arrow 3%

Welding
0%

Electronic Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$55,000

Heavy Equipment Repair
up arrow 3%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 30%
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