Average Diesel Technician Hourly Pay in Portland, Oregon

$21.87
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$1,300
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Technician in Portland, Oregon is $21.87.
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$15.26
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$21.87
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$32.87
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MEDIAN $21.87
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $33
Bonus
$0 - $1,300
Total Pay
$32,216 - $72,217

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Job Description for Diesel Technician

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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Diesel Technician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Diesel Technician
Diesel Mechanic
Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic
Field Service Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Diesel Technician

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting and Heavy Duty Truck Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting and Heavy Equipment Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Technician

An early career Diesel Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.55 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.29 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Diesel Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.55 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Diesel Technician in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 0.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (10.5% less), Indianapolis, Indiana (10.2% less) and Denver, Colorado (10.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
26.1%
Mid Career
39.1%
Experienced
34.8%