Average Experienced Diesel Mechanic with Heavy Equipment Repair Skills Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$29.32
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Diesel Mechanic with Heavy Equipment Repair skills in Chicago, Illinois is $29.32.
25%
$23.25
MEDIAN
$29.32
75%
$32.29
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $32
Total Pay
$47,763 - $65,371

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Job Description for Diesel Mechanic

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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Popular Skills for Diesel Mechanic

Skills in Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic

An early career Diesel Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.99 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.47 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
27.3%
Late Career
18.2%