Mid-Career Diesel Mechanic Salary

Average Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics make around $20.04 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. About one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$29,370 - $70,035
$29K
$44K
$70K
MEDIAN: $44,395
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$14.84 - $26.97
$15
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MEDIAN: $19.98
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$0$70K
Salary $29,370 - $70,035
Bonus $493.49 - $9,744
Profit Sharing $1,100
Commission $3,600
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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$31,225 - $64,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 233
Hourly Data $0$39
Hourly Rate $14.84 - $26.97
Hourly Tips $0.71
Overtime $21.17 - $39.88
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $493.49 - $9,744
Commission $3,600
Profit Sharing $1,100
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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$31,225 - $64,890
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 976

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Diesel Mechanic Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Diesel Mechanic


Penske Truck Leasing LLC, U.S. Army, Ryder Systems, Inc., U.S. Marine Corps, and Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. are leaders in the field that employ a large number of Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics. Penske Truck Leasing LLC pays the most with a median salary of $46K, though with a large amount of variation, going from a low of $36K to a high of $66K.

Bringing up the rear, U.S. Army's median pay of $37K is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $71K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,000

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 26 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Diesel Mechanics can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Chicago (+25 percent), Denver (+16 percent), San Antonio (+15 percent), and Fort Worth (+14 percent). Trailing the national average by 14 percent, Tampa is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Kansas City (11 percent lower) and Atlanta (7 percent lower).

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 228 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries



Welding
▲3%





▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Diesel Mechanic
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 25%
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