How much does a Diesel Mechanic make? The median annual Diesel Mechanic salary is $51,946, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $44,709-$57,038, 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.
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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 $51,946, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Diesel Mechanic in the United States are expected to make less than $51,946.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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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 October 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. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. View full job description