Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic is $19.08
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Mechanics?
An early career Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.50 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.03 based on 5 salaries.
What Do Heavy Equipment Mechanics Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.