Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salary

Men make up the majority of Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics in the United States, bringing in about $20.93 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. For the most part, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$15.26 - $31.12
(Median)
$15
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $20
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.26 - $31.12  
   
Overtime
$21.43 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
Total Pay (?
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$34,615 - $71,990  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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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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Just a handful of professional skills are reported by Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics who took the survey. Those who have experience with Electronic Troubleshooting, Welding, and Industrial Hydraulics can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Industrial Hydraulics and Welding.

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

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


Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $41K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $45K on average. Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics see a median salary of $48K after reaching one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $54K.

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Experience Affects Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic (except Engines) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
up arrow 1%

National Average
$47,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 15%

National Average
$47,000

Welding
up arrow 5%

Industrial Hydraulics
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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