Average Experienced Diesel Technician Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$27.00
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Diesel Technician in Houston, Texas is $27.00.
25%
$23.00
25%
$27.00
50%
$30.98
75%
75%
MEDIAN $27.00
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $31
Total Pay
$47,004 - $65,409

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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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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 $19.38 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.65 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (25.1% less), Dallas, Texas (17.9% less) and Columbia, South Carolina (16.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
47.8%
Mid Career
30.4%
Late Career
21.7%