Average Experienced Diesel Mechanic with Maintenance Skills Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$20.08
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Diesel Mechanic with Maintenance skills in Houston, Texas is $20.08.
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$16.78
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$20.08
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$29.26
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $29
Total Pay
$35,024 - $62,496

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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 Heavy Equipment Repair, Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Automotive Engine Repair are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $18.28 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.49 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Diesel Mechanic in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 47.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (26.8% more) and Denver, Colorado (24.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
52.2%
Mid Career
21.7%
Late Career
26.1%