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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 $19.78 per hour. For the most part, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to nearly two in five. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$14.66 - $29.10
(Median)
$15
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $29.10  
   
Overtime
$19.82 - $38.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$33,950 - $66,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like 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. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $44K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $45K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $50K. Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $54K.

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Experience Affects Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

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

National Average
$46,000

Welding
up arrow 2%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 17%