Average Diesel Technician with Troubleshooting Skills Hourly Pay in San Antonio, Texas

$21.68
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$1,700
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Technician with Troubleshooting skills in San Antonio, Texas is $21.68.
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$18.04
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$21.68
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$33.94
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MEDIAN $21.68
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $34
Bonus
$983 - $3,052
Total Pay
$39,287 - $75,497

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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

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

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 $20.59 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.49 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Diesel Technician in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 26.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (14.5% more) and Nashville, Tennessee (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 13 survey responses.
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
53.8%