Average Late-Career Diesel Mechanic Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$28.00
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Diesel Mechanic in Chicago, Illinois is $28.00.
25%
$22
MEDIAN
$28
75%
$30.52
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$22 - $31
Total Pay
$45,760 - $63,484
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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 that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting, System Repair, Maintenance 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 $22.26 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.72 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.65 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (24.3% less), Memphis, Tennessee (15.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (15.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 42 survey responses.
Early Career
42.9%
Mid Career
28.6%
Experienced
28.6%