Diesel Mechanic Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Diesel Engine Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Diesel Technician

What is the average annual salary for Diesel Mechanic?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Diesel Mechanic may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. 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 $47,463 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Diesel Mechanic in the United Sates are expected to make less than $47,463.

Source: HR Reported data as of July 2014

Median $47,463
  • 10%$39,557
  • 25%$43,325
  • 75%$53,737
  • 90%$59,448

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Job Description for Diesel Mechanic

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 Diesel Mechanic job description

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Similar Job Titles:  Diesel Engine Mechanic, Mechanic Technician III, Mechanic Technician I, Mechanic Technician II, Sheetmetal Mechanic II, Automotive Mechanic I, Automotive Mechanic III, Automotive Mechanic II, Head Aircraft Mechanic (Jet)

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