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Average Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist Hourly Pay

$22.16
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,100
Bonus
$1,850
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist is $22.16.
10%
$15.79
MEDIAN
$22.16
90%
$30.07
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $30
Bonus
$199 - $6,040
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,850
Total Pay
$34,484 - $67,482
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What Do Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialists Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist

3.9 out of 5
(67)
Highly Satisfied
10Reviews

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What Are Popular Skills for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialists?

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting and Heavy Duty Truck Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Automotive Engine Repair and Heavy Equipment Repair.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialists?

An entry-level Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.83 based on 5 salaries. An early career Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.84 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.33 based on 54 salaries. An experienced Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.80 based on 71 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Bus or Truck Mechanic, Diesel Engine Specialist in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 26.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (15.1% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (13.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (26.2% less), Buffalo, New York (4.1% less) and Sacramento, California (1.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 276 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.8%
Early Career
18.1%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
25.7%
Late Career
34.8%