Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Salary

Men account for the majority of Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $14.47 per hour. Around half enjoy medical while slightly less than a fifth get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to somewhere between a fifth and a fourth. Work is enjoyable for Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$24,009 - $48,000
$32K
MEDIAN: $31,500
50%

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$10.04 - $22.13
$10
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $14.47
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$31,500  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$22,217 - $49,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $22.13  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$14.42 - $35.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,035  
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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$22,217 - $49,585  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Job Description for Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic

Outdoor power equipment/small engine mechanics work primarily indoors in a garage setting, but may also test some equipment outdoors on occasion. They often work for farms, home improvement stores, and small family-owned businesses.

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Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Tasks

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

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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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $29K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $34K. Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics bring in $36K after working for 10 to 20 years. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $35K by contrast.

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Key Stats for Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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