How much does a Diesel Mechanic, Sr. make in the United States? The average Diesel Mechanic, Sr. salary in the United States is $60,858 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $56,178 and $66,430. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Diesel Mechanic, Sr. performs inspection, maintenance, repairs, and overhauls of diesel engines. Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems. Being a Diesel Mechanic, Sr. utilizes computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes. Replaces and/or refurbishes parts. Additionally, Diesel Mechanic, Sr. maintains maintenance logs according to requirements. Ensures services provided follow all quality standards and safety procedures. May perform DOT annual inspections on vehicles. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically requires a Class A CDL license. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Diesel Mechanic, Sr. works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Diesel Mechanic, Sr. typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Diesel Mechanic, Sr. in the United States. The base salary for Diesel Mechanic, Sr. ranges from $56,178 to $66,430 with the average base salary of $60,858. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $56,390 to $66,835 with the average total cash compensation of $61,273.