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

$20.77
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Diesel Mechanic with Maintenance skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $20.77.
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$18.23
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$20.77
75%
$32.43
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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 System Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting and Heavy Equipment Repair.

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 $19.42 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.75 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Diesel Mechanic in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 16.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Salt Lake City, Utah (15.8% more) and Denver, Colorado (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (6.5% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (3.9% less) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
45.5%
Experienced
22.7%
Late Career
31.8%