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Diesel Mechanics

Diesel Mechanics - Wages & Trends

Wages and benefits vary by employer. Full-time mechanics may receive benefits such as sick leave, vacation pay, and health insurance.

Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines (SOC 49-3042)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $24.60 $31.90 $42.66
Yearly $51,175 $66,345 $88,739
    Champaign Area Hourly $23.52 $35.35 $45.98
Yearly $48,929 $73,518 $95,640
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $21.27 $26.23 $31.85
Yearly $44,249 $54,549 $66,244
    Cook County Hourly $14.99 $25.38 $36.09
Yearly $31,184 $52,797 $75,067
    Decatur Area Hourly $23.99 $30.50 $40.00
Yearly $49,895 $63,435 $83,207
    Dekalb-Elgin-Aurora Area Hourly $25.03 $30.93 $41.61
Yearly $52,054 $64,331 $86,553
    Du Page County Hourly $30.45 $38.91 $56.61
Yearly $63,338 $80,927 $117,759
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $27.47 $31.91 $43.75
Yearly $57,136 $66,365 $91,007
    Lake County Hourly $25.67 $41.63 $50.37
Yearly $53,384 $86,581 $104,766
    McHenry County Hourly $21.07 $23.97 $30.16
Yearly $43,823 $49,865 $62,737
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $13.47 $22.57 $30.81
Yearly $28,015 $46,949 $64,080
    Northwest Illinois Area Hourly $23.12 $30.98 $40.67
Yearly $48,084 $64,429 $84,599
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $25.66 $30.17 $35.56
Yearly $53,382 $62,756 $73,971
    Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area Hourly $19.25 $23.40 $28.28
Yearly $40,045 $48,676 $58,824
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $25.64 $35.86 $43.01
Yearly $53,332 $74,590 $89,463
    Rockford Area Hourly $28.91 $36.62 $44.28
Yearly $60,124 $76,168 $92,093
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $21.10 $28.75 $32.96
Yearly $43,897 $59,796 $68,564
    Springfield Area Hourly $14.47 $22.11 $28.94
Yearly $30,094 $45,979 $60,196
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $18.31 $26.63 $30.23
Yearly $38,079 $55,385 $62,871
    Vermilion County Hourly $14.97 $30.64 $36.96
Yearly $31,129 $63,730 $76,867
    Will County Hourly $24.86 $31.72 $46.46
Yearly $51,699 $65,968 $96,647
United States Hourly $21.45 $26.61 $31.87
Yearly $44,610 $55,350 $66,290

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.