Average Heavy Duty Mechanic Hourly Pay

$22.90
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,179
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for a Heavy Duty Mechanic is $22.90.
10%
$15.70
MEDIAN
$22.90
90%
$34.98
Is Heavy Duty Mechanic your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
Hourly Rate
$16 - $35
Bonus
$99 - $5,034
Total Pay
$34,088 - $81,693
Find your market worth – how it works:
Tell us about your job and pay factors like skills and educationTell us about your job and pay factors like skills and education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to youFind your market worth with a report tailored to you
Negotiate your pay with confidenceNegotiate your pay with confidence

What Do Heavy Duty Mechanics Do?

Heavy Duty Mechanic Tasks
  • Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
  • Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
  • Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.

Job Satisfaction for Heavy Duty Mechanic

4.2 out of 5
(55)
Highly Satisfied
12Reviews

Heavy Duty Mechanic Job Listings

Search for more jobs
Search

What Are Popular Skills for Heavy Duty Mechanics?

Skills in Heavy Equipment Repair and Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Heavy Duty Truck Repair and Welding.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Duty Mechanics?

An entry-level Heavy Duty Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.00 based on 22 salaries. An early career Heavy Duty Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.11 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Duty Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.59 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.19 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.

Pay Difference by Location

Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Heavy Duty Mechanic in their job title in Fresno, California earn an average of 22.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (17.9% more) and Houston, Texas (13.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (21.4% less) and Salt Lake City, Utah (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 255 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.6%
Early Career
20.8%
Mid Career
25.1%
Experienced
23.1%
Late Career
22.4%