Average Diesel Mechanic Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$22.91
Avg. Hourly Rate
$850
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Mechanic in Portland, Oregon is $22.91.
10%
$16.95
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$22.91
90%
$33.81
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $34
Bonus
$0 - $850
Total Pay
$34,728 - $73,580
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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 in Maintenance, Heavy Equipment Repair, Troubleshooting and Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting.

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 $21.94 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.12 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.97 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 35 survey responses.
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
25.7%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
25.7%