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 $22.56 per hour. A fair number enjoy medical while a little over a half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. Job satisfaction for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$15.34 - $31.65
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MEDIAN: $22.56
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.34 - $31.65  
   
Overtime
$18.87 - $46.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$34,850 - $84,508  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $41K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $50K. Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics see a median salary of $57K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $68K.

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Key Stats for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
37%
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Experience Affects Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salaries

Late-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Entry-Level
▼24%

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

Welding
▲6%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲2%

National Average
$54,000

Industrial Hydraulics
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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