Average Trailer Mechanic Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Trailer Mechanic is $17.64.
MEDIAN $17.64
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $23
$202 - $4,055
Profit Sharing
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$28,327 - $50,272

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Career Paths

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Trailer Mechanic
Diesel Mechanic
Sheet Metal Worker
Maintenance Mechanic
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Trailer Mechanic

Skills in Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting and Heavy Equipment Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Trailer Mechanic

An entry-level Trailer Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.99 based on 5 salaries. An early career Trailer Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.96 based on 107 salaries. A mid-career Trailer Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.98 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Trailer Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.70 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $23.
Employees with Trailer Mechanic in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 18.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (13.4% more) and Chicago, Illinois (13.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Norfolk, Nebraska (15.7% less) and Dallas, Texas (5.3% less).

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