C$67,325
Avg. Salary
C$25.61
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Diesel Mechanic is C$25.61 per hour.

The average pay for a Diesel Mechanic is C$67,325 per year.

C$16.24
10%
C$25.61
50%
C$38.00
90%
MEDIAN C$25.61
C$45k
10%
C$67k
50%
C$83k
90%
MEDIAN C$67,325
C$44,898 - C$83,182
C$45K
C$67K
C$83K
MEDIAN: C$67,325
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50%
90%
C$16.24 - C$38.00
C$16
C$26
C$38
MEDIAN: C$25.61
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50%
90%
C$0C$83K
Salary C$44,898 - C$83,182
Bonus C$294 - C$12,255
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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C$35,359 - C$81,975
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data C$0C$51
Hourly Rate C$16.24 - C$38.00
Overtime C$19.64 - C$51.99
Annual Data C$0C$81K
Bonus C$294 - C$12,255
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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C$35,359 - C$81,975
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 290

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.

Common Career Paths for Diesel Mechanic


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Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Diesel Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Diesel Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 85 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Diesel Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$56,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$64,000 based on 69 salaries. A Diesel Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$58,261

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Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

▲22%

▲10%

National Average
C$58,000

▼3%

▼25%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries


National Average
C$58,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 30%