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Axle & Frame Mechanic Salary

$41,269 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$1,123

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Axle & Frame Mechanic is $41,269 a year and $20 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Axle & Frame Mechanic is between $30,942 and $49,835. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Aligns wheels, axles, frames, torsion bars, and steering mechanisms of automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks.
  • Drives automotive vehicle onto wheel alignment rack and tests vehicle for faulty wheel alignment, bent axle, worn ball joints, and bent steering rods, using alignment-testing machine.
  • Straightens axle and steering rods and adjusts shims, tie rods, and joining pins to align wheels, or installs new parts, using hand tools.
  • Places wheel on balancing machine to determine where counterweights must be added to balance wheel.
  • Hammers counterweights onto rim of wheel.
  • Installs shock absorbers.
  • Straightens frame, using hydraulic jack, chassis aligner, and acetylene torch.
Axle & Frame Mechanic Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics

Job family population: 639,700

Estimated population of Axle & Frame Mechanic jobs: 20,170

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,843
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Axle & Frame Mechanic Job Listings for United States

Diesel Mechanic - Oak Creek 2nd Shift
May 17
Oak Creek, WI, USA
Truck Fleet Services
... tandem axle and trailer alignment skills · Can perform minor refrigeration unit repairs and ... This must be accomplished in an appropriate time frame following all company safety and procedural ...
Diesel Mechanic - Oconomowoc 2nd & 3rd Shift
May 17
Madison, WI, USA
Truck Fleet Services
... tandem axle and trailer alignment skills · Can perform minor refrigeration unit repairs and ... This must be accomplished in an appropriate time frame following all company safety and procedural ...
Diesel Mechanic - Oconomowoc 2nd & 3rd Shift
May 17
Milwaukee County, WI, USA
Truck Fleet Services
... tandem axle and trailer alignment skills · Can perform minor refrigeration unit repairs and ... This must be accomplished in an appropriate time frame following all company safety and procedural ...
Diesel Mechanic - Oak Creek 2nd Shift
May 17
Milwaukee County, WI, USA
Truck Fleet Services
... tandem axle and trailer alignment skills · Can perform minor refrigeration unit repairs and ... This must be accomplished in an appropriate time frame following all company safety and procedural ...
Diesel Mechanic - Oconomowoc 2nd & 3rd Shift
May 17
Oconomowoc, WI, USA
Truck Fleet Services
... tandem axle and trailer alignment skills · Can perform minor refrigeration unit repairs and ... This must be accomplished in an appropriate time frame following all company safety and procedural ...
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