Entry-Level Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Heavy Equipment Mechanic is $17.70 per hour. A skill in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding is associated with high pay for this job.

$26,322 - $75,175
$26K
$49K
$75K
MEDIAN: $48,833
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50%
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$13.31 - $25.07
$13
$18
$25
MEDIAN: $18.40
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$0$75K
Salary $26,322 - $75,175
Bonus $489.36 - $6,953
Profit Sharing $500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,750 - $63,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.31 - $25.07
Hourly Tips $1.67
Overtime $18.86 - $37.29
Annual Data $0$63K
Bonus $489.36 - $6,953
Profit Sharing $500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$29,750 - $63,907
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 480

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $42,682

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Odessa:
Stay at it never give up you will make it big one day.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Petersburg:
"Have a strong back."
Be prepared to work outside in the elements cold hot rain or snow mud and dusty and be able to make repairs in a timely fashion.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Norfolk:
"How hard it is to work with no help at times."
Learn all you can to make it easy on your self and others.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Buffalo:
"That it was a dead end job."
You only go so far before you make no more money advancements.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Bridgeville:
"Electric diagram experience."
Keep your back in good shape.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Greensboro:
"Work Hard."
It is hard work on your body as you get older.

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
28%

Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding
▲7%

National Average
$43,000

Troubleshooting
▼2%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▼3%


Welding
▼3%

Equipment Maintenance
▼3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼4%

Automotive Engine Repair
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 19%