What is the average diesel mechanic salary range?

The average diesel mechanic salary is approximately $44,000 per year, as of 2010. The lowest paid diesel mechanics make about $25,000 per year. The highest paid diesel mechanics make about $60,000 per year. The biggest difference between those who make $25,000 per year and those who make $60,000 per year is experience. Mechanics who make $60,000 per year generally have between 10 and 20 years of experience on the job. As you gain experience in this field, you will have more opportunities to advance and increase your pay.