Diesel Mechanic in Savannah, Georgia Salary

A Diesel Mechanic in Savannah, Georgia earns an average wage of $19.83 per hour.

$17.58 - $21.22
$20
MEDIAN: $19.77
50%

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Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $19.77
Overtime $34.45
Annual Data $0$67K
Total Pay (?
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$28,596 - $67,957
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Diesel Mechanic

Diesel mechanics are in charge of maintenance, repair, and overall care for diesel vehicles such as buses, boats, trucks, and bulldozers. Most diesel mechanics repair, replace, recondition, dissemble, weld, and examine parts and engines. In some cases, these individuals will have expertise on a specific type of diesel engine. A diesel mechanic can work in government, vehicle wholesaling, freight trucking, and mass transit. Being a diesel mechanic is a very physical career, in which the individual must be able to move and work quickly. Diesel mechanics also need to be able to communicate with drivers and customers, have a professional attitude, and be able to solve problems efficiently. They must also have high attention to detail, good dexterity, and an excellent grasp of mechanical and technical aspects of diesel vehicles. A diesel mechanic needs to be comfortable with computer technology and able to confidently use computer programs to perform diagnostic and precision repairs on diesel vehicles.

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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.

About Savannah, Georgia

Chatham County, Georgia
145,684
Male:
69,389 (47.6%)
Female:
76,295 (52.4%)
Savannah (/səˈvænə/) is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County. Established in 1733 on the Savannah River, the city of Savannah became the British colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and later the first state capital of Georgia. A strategic port city in the American Revolution and during the American Civil War, Savannah is today an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. It is Georgia's fifth-largest city and third-largest metropolitan area. Each year Savannah attracts millions of visitors to its cobblestone streets, parks, and notable historic buildings: the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low (founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA), the Georgia Historical Society (the oldest continually operating historical society in the South), the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences (one of the South's first public museums), the First African Baptist Church (one of the oldest African-American Baptist...
Savannah:
$35,827
Georgia:
$51,244
$957
Savannah:
$141,300
Georgia:
$159,300
6.1%

Diesel Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼0%

Maintenance
▼0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: