Small Engine Mechanic Salary

Male Small Engine Mechanics number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $14.31 per hour in the United States. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly more than half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than two-fifths and dental coverage is claimed by approximately one-fourth. Most Small Engine Mechanics are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average.

$21,061 - $51,739
$21K
$34K
$52K
MEDIAN: $34,334
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$9.94 - $19.65
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$21,061 - $51,739  
   
Bonus
$81.09 - $21,699  
Profit Sharing
$900  
Commission
$1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$21,216 - $45,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$9.94 - $19.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$13.59 - $27.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$81.09 - $21,699  
   
Commission
$1,526  
Profit Sharing
$900  
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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$21,216 - $45,105  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 245

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Job Description for Small Engine Mechanic

Small engine mechanics inspect, service, and repair motorized power equipment. Mechanics use a variety of hand tools, including screwdrivers, wrenches, and pliers. Mechanics regularly work with power equipment, ranging from snowmobiles to chainsaws. When equipment breaks down, mechanics use many strategies to diagnose the source and the extent of the problem. Small engine mechanics determine mechanical, electrical, and fuel problems and make necessary repairs.

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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 Small Engine Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Small Engine Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Small Engine Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 114 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Small Engine Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Small Engine Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 90 salaries. A Small Engine Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 72 salaries.

Small Engine Mechanic Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Small Engine Mechanic?

Small Engine Mechanic in illinois:
"Interesting."
Pros: The satisfaction of knowing I can figure something out, disassemble, fix, and reassemble different pieces of machinery.
Cons: The strain your body and wallet take from working in this field.

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Key Stats for Small Engine Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Small Engine Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

▲6%

National Average
$31,000

▼5%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Small Engine Mechanic Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲22%

National Average
$31,000


Mechanic
▼3%


small engine repair
▼13%

Automotive Engine Repair
▼14%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 54%
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