Diesel Mechanic at Diesel Salary

A Diesel Mechanic at Diesel earns an average wage of $16.00 per hour. A skill in Automotive Engine Repair is associated with high pay for this job.

$9.07 - $27.37
MEDIAN: $16.00

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Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $9.07 - $27.37
Overtime $29.00
Annual Data $0$64K
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).
$19,118 - $64,018
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.


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.

Diesel Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Diesel Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Skills That Affect Diesel Mechanic Salaries

Automotive Engine Repair


National Average

Heavy Equipment Repair

Job Satisfaction

Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 55%