Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Small Engine Mechanic is $15.08
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Small Engine Mechanics?
An entry-level Small Engine Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.17 based on 6 salaries. An early career Small Engine Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.59 based on 112 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Small Engine Mechanics Do?
Small engine mechanics inspect, service, and repair motorized power equipment. Mechanics use a variety of hand tools, including screwdrivers, wrenches, and pliers. Mechanics regularly work with power equipment, ranging from snowmobiles to chainsaws. When equipment breaks down, mechanics use many strategies to diagnose the source and the extent of the problem. Small engine mechanics determine mechanical, electrical, and fuel problems and make necessary repairs.
The mechanics often specialize in …Read more
- Diagnose, fix and upkeep small combustion engines (e.g. lawn mowers, portable saws, etc.).
- Educate customers on equipment maintenance, selling parts and equipment as needed.
- Document transactions and work.