Heavy Equipment Mechanic in San Diego, California Salary

The average pay for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in San Diego, California is $22.40 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Welding, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Industrial Hydraulics.

$47,166 - $81,389
$55K
MEDIAN: $55,000
50%

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$14.75 - $26.06
$15
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20.35
10%
50%
90%

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$0$92K
Salary $55,000
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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$33,503 - $92,004
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $14.75 - $26.06
Overtime $33.06
Annual Data $0$92K
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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$33,503 - $92,004
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 They install equipment parts and recycle as required, and they often work on replacing outdated machinery.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 San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Heavy Equipment Mechanic Job Listings

Key Stats for Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
35%

Skills That Affect Heavy Equipment Mechanic Salaries

Welding
▲46%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲30%

Industrial Hydraulics
▲30%

Heavy Equipment Repair
▲14%

Troubleshooting
▲14%

Equipment Maintenance
▲2%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 27%