Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Diesel Mechanic make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$67,559 / yrTotal Pay
$49,935 / yrBase Pay
$17,624 / yrAdditional Pay

$67,559

 / yr
$38K$415K
Most Likely Range
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The estimated total pay for a Diesel Mechanic is $67,559 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $49,935 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,624 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What is the total pay trajectory for Mechanic?
$63,318 /yr
Mechanic
$80,688 /yr
Senior Mechanic
$67,718 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Diesel Mechanic?

Some related job titles are Heavy Diesel Mechanic Salaries with median pay of $71,420, Auto Mechanic Salaries with median pay of $69,319, Fleet Mechanic Salaries with median pay of $64,743, Generator Mechanic Salaries with median pay of $67,349.

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Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores
4.3

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Diesel Mechanic

$44,545

 /yr
Range: $21K - $62K

$21K

$62K

$21,493 - $61,863 Range

Rush Enterprises
3.4

Rush Enterprises

Diesel Mechanic

$58,641

 /yr
Range: $43K - $76K

$43K

$76K

$42,834 - $76,003 Range

Cox Automotive Mobility Fleet Services
3.6

$29

 /hr
Range: $27 - $32

$27

$32

$27 - $32 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Diesel Mechanic

$44,726

 /yr
Range: $19K - $72K

$19K

$72K

$18,946 - $72,466 Range

FirstExpress

FirstExpress

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $21 - $33

$21

$33

$21 - $33 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Diesel Mechanic

$58,641

 /yr
Range: $52K - $71K

$52K

$71K

$52,448 - $71,046 Range

TravelCenters of America
3.5

TravelCenters of America

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$17

$30

$17 - $30 Range

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Waste Connections
3.9

Waste Connections

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$15

$44

$15 - $44 Range

Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Diesel Mechanic

$49,620

 /yr
Range: $44K - $59K

$44K

$59K

$43,981 - $59,205 Range

Penske Truck Leasing
3.8

Penske Truck Leasing

Diesel Mechanic

$64,280

 /yr
Range: $41K - $85K

$41K

$85K

$40,885 - $84,980 Range

First Student
4.0

First Student

Diesel Mechanic

$54,131

 /yr
Range: $43K - $64K

$43K

$64K

$42,853 - $64,246 Range

Mechanics Hub
4.5

Mechanics Hub

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$30

 /hr
Range: $24 - $45

$24

$45

$24 - $45 Range

Find A Wrench
5.0

Find A Wrench

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $19 - $47

$19

$47

$19 - $47 Range

US Marine Corps
3.8

US Marine Corps

Diesel Mechanic

$32,936

 /yr
Range: $25K - $78K

$25K

$78K

$25,436 - $78,405 Range

Amerit Fleet Solutions
3.9

Amerit Fleet Solutions

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$31

 /hr
Range: $23 - $35

$23

$35

$23 - $35 Range

Republic Services
3.5

Republic Services

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$20

$35

$20 - $35 Range

Ryder System
3.7

Ryder System

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$20

$33

$20 - $33 Range

WM
3.6

WM

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$22

$35

$22 - $35 Range

Knight Transportation
3.4

Knight Transportation

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $18 - $26

$18

$26

$18 - $26 Range

A. Duie Pyle
3.1

A. Duie Pyle

Diesel Mechanic - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $25 - $28

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

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$2,100

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Mechanic with 1 to 3 years of experience

$31

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8 days ago by a Diesel Mechanic with 4 to 6 years of experience

$60,000

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8 days ago by a Mechanic with 1 to 3 years of experience

$72,000

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8 days ago by a Frac Mechanic with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$56,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Mechanic with 10 to 14 years of experience

$3,000

/moAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Construction Mechanic with more than 15 years of experience

$22

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8 days ago by a Mechanic with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Diesel Mechanic salaries

The national average salary for a Diesel Mechanic is $49,616 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Diesel Mechanic salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2615 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Diesel Mechanic employees.

The highest salary for a Diesel Mechanic in United States is $67,018 per year.

The lowest salary for a Diesel Mechanic in United States is $36,733 per year.

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