Average Mid-Career Diesel Mechanic with Troubleshooting Skills Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$18.77
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Diesel Mechanic with Troubleshooting skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $18.77.
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$16.21
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$18.77
75%
$21.40
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$16 - $21
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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 Heavy Equipment Repair, Maintenance, System Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanics?

An early career Diesel Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.50 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Diesel Mechanic in their job title in Charlotte, North Carolina earn an average of 24.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Nashville, Tennessee (17.2% more) and San Antonio, Texas (16.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tulsa, Oklahoma (9.4% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Early Career
45.5%
Late Career
54.5%