Average Diesel Technician Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$26.38
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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Technician in Chicago, Illinois is $26.38.
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$14.19
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$26.38
90%
$33.93
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $34
Total Pay
$30,006 - $82,302

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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.

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Popular Skills for Diesel Technician

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting, Heavy Equipment Repair and Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Heavy Duty Truck 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 $18.91 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Diesel Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.67 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $33.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (24.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (24.6% less) and Charlotte, North Carolina (24.3% less).

Years of Experience

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