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Service Mechanic Salary

$37,987 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Service Mechanic is $37,987 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Service Mechanic is between $28,713 and $45,640. 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

  • Services, repairs, and installs accessories and metal sections on new and used metal trailers: examines work and tests, adjusts, and repairs wheel alignments, bearings, lights, and brake assemblies of new trailers.
  • Installs, adjusts, and services motor-cooling systems in refrigerated trailers.
  • Replaces and repairs worn and defective parts.
  • Overhauls used and wrecked trailer bodies, following shop orders or specifications.
  • Lays out, fits, drills, screws, rivets, and welds new assemblies to other trailer sections, using pneumatic tools, welding and burning equipment, and handtools.
  • May install metal or wood flooring.
Service Mechanic Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Job family population: 144,320

Estimated population of Service Mechanic jobs: 26,291

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

Service Mechanic Job Listings for United States

Outside Service Mechanic
May 30
Jessup, MD, USA
Rutherford Supply
... Service Technician for repairs of industrial and commercial floor cleaning equipment. We are looking for an upbeat person who can manage his/her own time. Previous mechanical experience a must but ...
Technician or Mechanic for Tank Trailers - 2nd Shift
Jun 13
Portland, OR, USA
Polar Service Centers
Mechanic and Technician skills. * The ability to diagnose failures and make repairs on mechanical ... Tank service and repair * Experience making repairs inside a tank * Knowledge of air brake systems ...
Road Service Mechanic/Heavy Equipment/Diesel
Mar 28
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, USA
Durante Rentals
The Heavy Equipment Mechanic repairs, services, and maintains construction equipment onsite and occasionally at a customer location. This position requires the ability to work various types of ...
Equipment/Service Tech/HD Mechanic
Jun 18
Brookfield, WI, USA
American Technical Services
Ideal person would need to have auto mechanics, machinery repair, millwright, rigging or equipment experience. $20-$28/hour plus Company Description American Technical Services (ATS), Inc., is a full ...
Truck Mechanic
Jun 12
Richfield, OH, USA
C & R Truck and Trailer Service, Inc.
Our Richfield location services trucks, delivery vans and semi trailers for a major fleet with all ... Mechanic part time/full time all shifts. Perform minor repairs, preventative maintenance, brakes ...
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