Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Denver, Colorado Salary

The average rate for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Denver, Colorado is $21.32 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

$16.34 - $29.85
$16
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $21.58
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $16.34 - $29.85
Overtime $10.30 - $45.62
Annual Data $0$82K
Total Pay (?
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$38,634 - $82,888
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Heavy equipment mechanics are in charge of maintaining company-related machinery. They are responsible for providing upkeep to that machinery to ensure that needed equipment functions properly; this includes preventive care and maintenance. Heavy equipment mechanics perform regular inspections to ensure machines comply with local, state, and federal regulations. They must possess advanced mechanical skills to troubleshoot and fix industrial equipment using heavy tools, as well as receive regular training to meet performance standards. They install equipment parts and recycle as required, and they often work on replacing outdated machinery.

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Heavy Equipment 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.

About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$58,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Welding
▲4%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

Troubleshooting
▲1%

National Average
$58,000

Industrial Hydraulics
▼2%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 21%