Diesel Mechanic in Las Vegas, Nevada Salary

The average pay for a Diesel Mechanic in Las Vegas, Nevada is $19.43 per hour.

$30,000 - $57,644
$56K
MEDIAN: $55,627
50%

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$12.60 - $30.63
$13
$18
$31
MEDIAN: $18.44
10%
50%
90%

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$0$65K
Salary $55,627
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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$27,221 - $65,794
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $12.60 - $30.63
Overtime $40.66
Annual Data $0$65K
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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$27,221 - $65,794
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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.

About Las Vegas, Nevada

Clark County, Nevada
623,769
Male:
310,568 (49.8%)
Female:
313,201 (50.2%)
Las Vegas (/lɑːs ˈveɪɡəs/, Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 29th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. It is the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated activities. It is a top three destination in the United States for business conventions and a global leader in the hospitality industry, claiming more AAA Five Diamond hotels than any city in the world. Today, Las...
Las Vegas:
$49,676
Nevada:
$52,431
$983
Las Vegas:
$209,400
Nevada:
$221,400
5.7%

Diesel Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
35%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Maintenance
▲10%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲10%

System Repair
▲10%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲10%

Troubleshooting
▲10%

National Average
$40,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 21%