Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Salary

A sizeable majority of Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $13.93 per hour. More than two-fifths enjoy medical while just under one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to one in eight. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,500 - $75,500
(Median)
$20K
$38K
$76K
MEDIAN: $37,500
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90%

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$9.41 - $20.10
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$20,500 - $75,500  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
Profit Sharing
$90.00 - $12,000  
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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$20,198 - $48,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.41 - $20.10  
   
Overtime
$13.09 - $32.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$90.00 - $12,000  
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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$20,198 - $48,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 125
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Job Description for Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic

  • Document transactions and work.
  • Educate customers on equipment maintenance, selling parts and equipment as needed.
  • Diagnose, fix and upkeep small combustion engines (e.g. lawn mowers, portable saws, etc.).

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Pay by Experience Level for Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $26K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $30K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $31K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic with more than 20 years of experience can earn $36K on average.

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Experience Affects Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 51%
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