Average Diesel Mechanic Hourly Pay in Charlotte, North Carolina

$21.49
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$600
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Mechanic in Charlotte, North Carolina is $21.49.
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$17.27
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$21.49
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$28.71
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$17 - $29
Bonus
$0 - $600
Total Pay
$33,988 - $75,317
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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, Troubleshooting and Heavy Duty Truck Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting.

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 $20.97 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.45 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.99 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Diesel Mechanic in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 3.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (2.6% more) and Denver, Colorado (0.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (7.5% less), Phoenix, Arizona (6.3% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (3.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Early Career
25.5%
Mid Career
34.0%
Experienced
29.8%
Late Career
10.6%