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Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Salary

Men make up the majority of Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $13.87 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to more than two-fifths, and approximately one in five earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.

$22,300 - $68,008
(Median)
$22K
$39K
$68K
MEDIAN: $39,305
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50%
90%

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$9.38 - $19.98
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
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$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$22,300 - $68,008  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,990  
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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$20,182 - $48,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.38 - $19.98  
   
Overtime
$10.93 - $32.42  
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 - $2,990  
   
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).
)
$20,182 - $48,914  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 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.


For Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $26K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $28K. Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $31K. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $36K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 21%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 50%