Diesel Technician Salary

The average pay for a Diesel Technician is $19.56 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Industrial Hydraulics, and System Repair.
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$29,580 - $81,191
$30K
$48K
$81K
MEDIAN: $48,306
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50%
90%

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$14.43 - $27.79
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.84
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$0$81K
Salary $29,580 - $81,191
Bonus $205.11 - $4,131
Profit Sharing $197.27 - $4,102
Commission $0.00 - $48,936
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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$30,871 - $64,735
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 152
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $14.43 - $27.79
Hourly Tips $0.75
Overtime $20.43 - $40.48
Annual Data $0$64K
Bonus $205.11 - $4,131
Commission $0.00 - $48,936
Profit Sharing $197.27 - $4,102
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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$30,871 - $64,735
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,358

Job Description for Diesel Technician

Diesel technician are tasked with maintaining and repairing diesel engines.

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Diesel Technician 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.

Common Career Paths for Diesel Technician


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Diesel Technician Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Diesel Technician

Popular Skills for Diesel Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Technician

Pay by Experience for a Diesel Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Diesel Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 827 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Diesel Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 450 salaries. An experienced Diesel Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 413 salaries. A Diesel Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 188 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,979

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Diesel Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Diesel Technician?

Diesel Technician in Indianapolis:
Pros: I like the challenge of trying to diagnose an issue and then resolving to problem.
Cons: I don't feel appreciated by most of my superiors. I feel like I deserve better.

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Key Stats for Diesel Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 291 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Diesel Technician Salaries

▲26%

▲17%

▲4%

National Average
$45,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Diesel Technician Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲20%

Industrial Hydraulics
▲17%

System Repair
▲10%




▲1%



diesel engine repair
▼0%

Equipment Maintenance
▼0%

National Average
$45,000


MaxxForce Engine Repair
▼8%

Diesel Technician
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 291 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 23%