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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, bringing in about $13.80 per hour. Most Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics like their work and job satisfaction is high. More than two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and approximately one in five collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$22,300 - $68,008
(Median)
$22K
$36K
$68K
MEDIAN: $36,174
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$9.39 - $19.82
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$22,300 - $68,008  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$20,181 - $47,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.39 - $19.82  
   
Overtime
$11.00 - $32.34  
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 - $3,000  
   
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).
)
$20,181 - $47,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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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.


Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $26K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $29K. Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $31K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $36K.

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Experience Affects Outdoor Power Equipment / Other Small Engine Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

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
21%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 44% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 51%
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