The average wage for a Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist is AU$25.71 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$44,667 - AU$101,367
AU$45K
AU$62K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$62,113
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50%
90%
AU$19.24 - AU$32.61
AU$19
AU$26
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$25.71
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$101K
Salary AU$44,667 - AU$101,367
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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AU$41,378 - AU$74,748
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data AU$0AU$55
Hourly Rate AU$19.24 - AU$32.61
Overtime AU$24.83 - AU$55.71
Annual Data AU$0AU$74K
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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AU$41,378 - AU$74,748
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist

A diesel engine specialist (bus or truck mechanic) are responsible for making sure that all diesel engines are running properly and that any issues are quickly resolved. They are also in charge of performing preventative maintenance to prevent any issues of arising, accurate diagnostics to pinpoint any and all possible issues. They ensure their work area meets all federal and state requirements, keep track of maintenance times, and order all parts that are needed to complete the job effectively.

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Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Tasks

  • Perform basic preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot and repair all types of diesel engine vehicles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and supplies.
  • Learn and apply new technology in advanced diagnostics and repairs.
  • Comply with safety and EPA procedures.

Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 15 salaries. A Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$58,552

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Key Stats for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

▲3%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 84%