Average Diesel Mechanic with Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay in San Diego, California

$24.53
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Mechanic with Maintenance skills in San Diego, California is $24.53.
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$17.88
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What Do Diesel Mechanics Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Diesel Mechanics?

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Heavy Equipment Repair, System Repair, Systems Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanics?

A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.22 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.06 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (22.3% less), Houston, Texas (20.6% less) and Los Angeles, California (19.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Mid Career
31.3%
Experienced
37.5%
Late Career
31.3%