Average Diesel Mechanic with Heavy Equipment Repair Skills Hourly Pay in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$18.27
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Mechanic with Heavy Equipment Repair skills in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $18.27.
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$15.01
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$18.27
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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 Maintenance, System Repair, Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $18.49 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.98 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Diesel Mechanic in their job title in San Antonio, Texas earn an average of 21.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (20.5% more) and Houston, Texas (17.0% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 18 survey responses.
Early Career
38.9%
Mid Career
27.8%
Late Career
33.3%