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Diesel Technician Salary

$50,546 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,623

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Diesel Technician is $50,546 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Technician is between $37,281 and $61,603. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Diesel Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Repairs and keeps up diesel engines used to power machines, such as buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electric generators, and construction machinery, using hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools.
Diesel Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Job family population: 264,860

Estimated population of Diesel Technician jobs: 33,754

Rate of error: 1.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$58,597
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Diesel Technician Job Listings for United States

Diesel Technician/Mechanic
Nov 19
Syracuse, NY, USA
Hazmat Environmental Group
Diesel Technician/Mechanic Kenworth Northeast is an independently owned truck dealership supplying the northeast region with The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks and parts. For more than a ...
Diesel Mechanic / Technician - Robust Benefits - $2k Sign On
Nov 18
Akron, OH, USA
Ryder - Diesel Technicians Walton Hills, OH
Now Hiring Diesel Mechanic Technicians in Walton Hills, OH Generous Paid Time Off + $2,000 Sign-On Bonus At Ryder, being a technician is about more than working on some of the highest quality ...
Diesel Technician Mechanic-$1500 SIGN-ON BONUS!!
Nov 13
Edison, NJ, USA
Amerit Fleet Solutions
Diesel Technician-Edison, NJ-$1500 SIGN-ON BONUS!! Amerit Fleet Solutions is looking for a Diesel Technician to join our team! The technician will be responsible for the timely repair and maintenance ...
Mobile Diesel Technician + Sign On Bonus
Nov 15
Carson, CA, USA
Amerit Fleet Solutions
Leadership Role, Career Advancement, Fleet Vehicle, Sign-On Bonus Amerit Fleet Solutions is looking to hire a Mobile Diesel Technician in South Los Angeles CA (Rancho Dominguez & Carson CA). Our ...
Diesel Technician - Lead Mechanic
Nov 16
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
DBS Search Group
Diesel Technician Needed - Top Pay, Full benefits with 401k, Tool allowance, Education/Certification Assistance, Large Nation-Wide company with plenty of career growth potential. Key Responsibilities

The average pay for a Diesel Technician is $50,546 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Technician is between $37,281 and $61,603. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Diesel Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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