Diesel Mechanic in Austin, Texas Salary

The average rate for a Diesel Mechanic in Austin, Texas is $16.50 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Welding, Electronic Troubleshooting, System Repair, and Troubleshooting. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$39,996 - $52,072
$48K
MEDIAN: $47,932
50%

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$13.18 - $24.79
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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$0$63K
Salary $47,932
Bonus $3,100
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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$26,859 - $63,845
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $13.18 - $24.79
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $3,100
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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$26,859 - $63,845
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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 Austin, Texas

Travis County, Texas
931,840
Male:
475,718 (51.1%)
Female:
456,122 (48.9%)
Austin (/ˈɒstᵻn, ˈɔː-/) is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County. It is the 11th-most populated city in the U.S and the 4th-most populated in Texas. It is the fastest growing of the 50 largest US cities and the second largest state capital city in the United States after Phoenix, Arizona. As of June 1, 2016, Austin had a population of 931,830 (U.S. Census Bureau estimate). Located in Central Texas in the foothills of Texas Hill Country, the city is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways including Lady Bird Lake, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and Lake Walter E. Long. It is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, which had an estimated population of 2,010,860 as of June 1, 2016. In the 1830s, pioneers began to settle the area in central Austin along the Colorado...
Austin:
$62,250
Texas:
$55,653
$1,139
Austin:
$282,700
Texas:
$152,000
3.1%

Diesel Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
28%

Experience Affects Diesel Mechanic Salaries

▲3%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Welding
▲19%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲16%

System Repair
▲15%

Troubleshooting
▲15%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲10%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲10%

Maintenance
▲10%

National Average
$44,000

Automotive Engine Repair
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 10%