The average pay for a Diesel Mechanic in Toowoomba, Queensland is AU$24.49 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$53,083 - AU$73,000
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$60,882
50%
AU$18.60 - AU$30.84
AU$19
AU$24
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$24.49
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$73K
Salary AU$60,882
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$40,798 - AU$73,760
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data AU$0AU$59
Hourly Rate AU$18.60 - AU$30.84
Overtime AU$25.34 - AU$59.18
Annual Data AU$0AU$73K
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$40,798 - AU$73,760
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Diesel Mechanic

Diesel mechanics are in charge of maintenance, repair, and overall care for diesel vehicles such as buses, boats, trucks, and bulldozers. Most diesel mechanics repair, replace, recondition, dissemble, weld, and examine parts and engines. In some cases, these individuals will have expertise on a specific type of diesel engine. A diesel mechanic can work in government, vehicle wholesaling, freight trucking, and mass transit. Being a diesel mechanic is a very physical career, in which the individual must be able to move and work quickly. Diesel mechanics also need to be able to communicate with drivers and customers, have a professional attitude, and be able to solve problems efficiently. They must also have high attention to detail, good dexterity, and an excellent grasp of mechanical and technical aspects of diesel vehicles. A diesel mechanic needs to be comfortable with computer technology and able to confidently use computer programs to perform diagnostic and precision repairs on diesel vehicles.

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Diesel Mechanic 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.

Diesel Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

▲3%

▲3%

National Average
AU$58,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

National Average
AU$58,000




Years of Experience

1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 91%