Average Mid-Career Diesel Technician Hourly Pay in Houston, Texas

$24.65
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Diesel Technician in Houston, Texas is $24.65.
25%
$18.37
25%
$24.65
50%
$26.08
75%
75%
MEDIAN $24.65
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $26
Total Pay
$37,492 - $60,070

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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. An experienced Diesel Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.00 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Diesel Technician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 7.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (18.9% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (16.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (14.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Experienced
27.3%
Late Career
22.7%