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Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salary

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $20.25 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. The majority of Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics claim high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$15.38 - $29.46
(Median)
$15
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $20
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.38 - $29.46  
   
Overtime
$19.92 - $39.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
   
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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$34,395 - $66,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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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Typical Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics report a focused set of job skills. Welding and Industrial Hydraulics are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay 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 many Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $44K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $44K. On average, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics make $49K following one to two decades on the job. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $54K.

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Experience Affects Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$46,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

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

Welding
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 17%
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