How much does a Diesel Mechanic make? The median annual Diesel Mechanic salary is $50,965, as of April 27, 2017, with a range usually between $43,863-$55,957, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Diesel Mechanic in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Diesel Mechanic in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Diesel Mechanic in the United States is $50,965, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Diesel Mechanic in the United States are expected to make less than $50,965.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 27, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Diesel Mechanic that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Diesel Mechanic are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of May 2017
Performs inspection, maintenance and repairs on heavy duty vehicles, such as trucks, trailers, forklifts, pickups, etc. Responsible for diesel engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical trouble shooting, steering and cooling systems. Keeps track of the maintenance work on the vehicles. Ensures services provided are in compliance with safety procedures. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. May be required to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty. Requires 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description