Men account for the majority of Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $22.11 per hour. Job satisfaction for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics is high. A fair number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$15.29 - $31.49
(Median)
$15
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.29 - $31.49  
   
Overtime
$18.51 - $46.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Total Pay (?
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$34,284 - $74,768  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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Job Description for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines)

  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
  • Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
  • Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines)

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


For Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $39K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $49K. Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics bring in $51K after working for 10 to 20 years. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $58K.

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Experience Affects Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salaries

Welding
up arrow 13%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 8%

National Average
$51,000

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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