Men make up the majority of Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics in the United States, bringing in about $14.52 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Approximately one-half report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just under one-fifth collect dental insurance.

$23,056 - $65,557
(Median)
$23K
$33K
$66K
MEDIAN: $32,904
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$10.02 - $22.84
(Median)
$10
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$23,056 - $65,557  
   
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 - $51,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.02 - $22.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$14.47 - $36.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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 - $51,799  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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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

  • 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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $28K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $36K. Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $37K. Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $34K.

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Experience Affects Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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
27%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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