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Truck Mechanic Salary

$50,475 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,630

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 11, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Truck Mechanic is $50,475 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Truck Mechanic is between $37,280 and $61,466. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Truck 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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs and keeps electric, diesel, and gasoline industrial trucks running properly, following manuals, and using hand tools, power tools, and knowledge of electrical, power transmission, brake, and other automotive systems.
  • Reads job order and observes and listens to truck in operation to determine malfunction and to plan work procedures.
Truck Mechanic Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Job family population: 260,380

Estimated population of Truck Mechanic jobs: 32,133

Rate of error: 1.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$58,515
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Truck Mechanic Job Listings for United States

Diesel Truck Mechanic
Nov 11
Sinking Spring, PA, USA
F.M. Brown's Sons
SUMMARY The Industrial Truck Mechanic will observe, listen, troubleshoot malfunctions, repair and maintain a variety of company owned diesel and gasoline trucks, tractors, trailers, forklifts and ...
Truck Mechanic / Diesel Technician
Nov 8
Poole, KY, USA
Clarke Power Services
mechanic service trucks dealer Truck Mechanic / Diesel Technician Mid - Senior Level To learn more about this position call HR 513-842-4743 We have Immediate Openings for two Truck Mechanic - Diesel ...
Truck Mechanic (ASAP)
Nov 5
Dallas, TX, USA
Pannell Industries, Inc.
We are looking for a Truck Mechanic to join our team! Our company provides debris removal and street sweeping services. We need to hire qualified mechanics to help us repair and maintain various ...
Truck Mechanic
Nov 5
Portland, United States
Produce Distributor
Truck Mechanic FULL-TIME $23/hr Duties include repairing, servicing, and maintaining fleet of trucks and equipment at truck shops. This could include troubleshooting and repairing diesel, hydraulic ...
Diesel Truck Mechanic
Nov 5
Billings, MT, USA
Mechanics Hub
Job Description A well established and recognized company is seeking an experienced Heavy Truck Mechanic to join their repair facility in Billings, MT. The successful Diesel Mechanic will be ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Truck Mechanic is $50,475 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Truck Mechanic is between $37,280 and $61,466. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Truck 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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Truck Mechanic Job Listings for United States

Diesel Truck Mechanic
Nov 11
Sinking Spring, PA, USA
F.M. Brown's Sons
SUMMARY The Industrial Truck Mechanic will observe, listen, troubleshoot malfunctions, repair and maintain a variety of company owned diesel and gasoline trucks, tractors, trailers, forklifts and ...
Truck Mechanic / Diesel Technician
Nov 8
Poole, KY, USA
Clarke Power Services
mechanic service trucks dealer Truck Mechanic / Diesel Technician Mid - Senior Level To learn more about this position call HR 513-842-4743 We have Immediate Openings for two Truck Mechanic - Diesel ...
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