Average Diesel Technician with Automotive Engine Repair Skills Hourly Pay in Richmond, Virginia

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The average hourly pay for a Diesel Technician with Automotive Engine Repair skills in Richmond, Virginia is $21.25.
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Hourly Rate
$0 - $21
$0 - $3,800
Total Pay
$36,640 - $51,188

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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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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 that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting, Heavy Duty Truck Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting.
Employees with Diesel Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 3.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (13.9% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (10.6% less) and Dallas, Texas (7.0% less).