Average Diesel Mechanic Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$22.16
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$800
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Mechanic in Atlanta, Georgia is $22.16.
10%
$17.22
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$22.16
90%
$30.38
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $30
Bonus
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$36,496 - $67,938
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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 and Automotive Engine Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, Maintenance and Heavy Equipment Repair.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanics?

An entry-level Diesel Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.62 based on 5 salaries. An early career Diesel Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.89 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.57 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.35 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.4%
Early Career
21.8%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
26.9%
Late Career
23.1%