Training Requirements for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines need a high school diploma or equivalent and long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines
Percent
Less than High School 12.1
High School 46.4
Some College 25.1
Associates Degree 12.3
Bachelors Degree 3.4
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

This represents about 124,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 6,000 more mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 36,000 more.

Typical Income for Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Hourly Income

On average,mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines make $24.43 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines $15.68 $19.11 $23.73 $28.88 $34.97
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $10.90 $14.49 $19.68 $26.52 $32.85
Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics $14.50 $17.89 $22.93 $28.38 $34.11
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines make $50,810 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines $32,610 $39,750 $49,370 $60,060 $72,740
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $22,670 $30,150 $40,930 $55,150 $68,320
Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics $30,150 $37,200 $47,690 $59,020 $70,950
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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