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Field Mechanic Salary

$47,108 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$735

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Field Mechanic is $47,108 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Field Mechanic is between $34,889 and $57,269. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Field Mechanic. 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, maintains, and installs oil well drilling machinery and equipment, using handtools and following oral and written work orders: attaches hoisting cables to pumps, transmissions, diesel engines, and other equipment at drill sites, lashes equipment to trucks for transfer to repair yard, and guides lowering of equipment onto blocks in or near repair shop.
  • Disassembles engines and mechanical units, using hand and power wrenches, screwdrivers, and other handtools.
  • Cleans parts, such as pistons, valves, and parts of transmissions and clutches, using steam hose and detergents.
  • Inspects parts for defects.
  • Installs specified new or reconditioned parts, such as relined brake bands and clutch plates, sprockets, pump cylinders, and other parts of engines and mud pumps.
  • Reassembles complete units.
  • Tests function of pumps and other mechanical units, using auxiliary power.
  • Test-runs engines at various speeds and observes efficiency of operations.
  • Welds broken structures, such as engine mounts, hand rails, machine guards, and pipe racks, using electric and acetylene welding equipment.
  • Paints reconditioned units, using spray gun.
  • Installs repaired equipment at drill sites, observes operations, and readjusts components, as necessary.
  • May maintain, repair, and install machinery and equipment at drill sites and be designated field mechanic.
Field Mechanic Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Industrial Machinery Mechanics

Job family population: 362,440

Estimated population of Field Mechanic jobs: 4,552

Rate of error: 0.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$54,611
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Field Mechanic Job Listings for United States

Diesel Field Mechanic
Nov 12
Tualatin, United States
Toyota Lift Northwest
... mechanic background in heavy equipment, automotive, truck, forklift, or a comparable field REQUIREMENTS: You are insurable You are able to pass background checks and drug screens You have your own ...
Field Mechanic/Technician (Req #1534)
Nov 6
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Mersino Dewatering, Inc.
Mersino Dewatering is seeking a qualified diesel mechanic to join our team as a Field Mechanic/Technician in the Grand Rapids, Michigan Area. The primary responsibility of the Field Technician is to ...
Equipment Field Mechanic
Oct 7
Elizabeth City, NC, USA
JTS SERVICES
We are seeking a qualified Equipment Field Technicians for our New Bern, North Carolina location ... Strong mechanical skills * Must own and maintain required tools * Must possess a current driver ...
Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic and small engine repair mechanic needed.
Oct 17
Houston, TX, USA
W. T. Byler Co, Inc.
Job Description For the last 45 years, WT Byler has built our reputation on consistent project delivery with exceptional cost and schedule performance, that never compromises safety or quality
Field Service Diesel Mechanic
Dec 11
Marshall, MI, USA
Midwest Transit Equipment
Midwest Transit Equipment, Inc. seeks a Full Time Field Service Diesel Mechanic for the Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana . Who we are: For over 40 years, we have been known for our honesty and ...

The average pay for a Field Mechanic is $47,108 a year and $23 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Field Mechanic is between $34,889 and $57,269. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Field Mechanic. 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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Grand Rapids, MI, USA
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