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Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics earn an average of $20.10 per hour. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to two in five. Work is enjoyable for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$15.45 - $29.32
(Median)
$15
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.45 - $29.32  
   
Overtime
$20.17 - $38.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
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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$34,693 - $65,340  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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Job Description for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines)

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

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Survey results show that Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics typically report just a few professional skills. Welding and Industrial Hydraulics are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Industrial Hydraulics.

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. Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics in the early stages of their careers take home approximately $44K on average. The average for people in the five-to-10 year group is only a little larger at $45K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $49K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $53K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

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

National Average
$46,000

Welding
up arrow 1%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 16%