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Diesel Mechanic salary in Puerto Rico

How much does a Diesel Mechanic make in Puerto Rico?

Average base salary

arrow down18%
below national average

Most common benefits

$7,000per year
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The average salary for a diesel mechanic is $22.57 per hour in Puerto Rico and $7,000 overtime per year.11 salaries reported, updated at March 15, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Puerto Rico

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Diesel Mechanics in Puerto Rico

  1. AAA Cooper Transportation
    421 reviews20 salaries reported
    $37.82per hour
  2. $33.58per hour
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Highest paying cities for Diesel Mechanics in Puerto Rico

  1. Denver, CO
    $29.15 per hour
    247 salaries reported
  2. Dallas, TX
    $28.53 per hour
    264 salaries reported
  3. Charlotte, NC
    $27.97 per hour
    115 salaries reported
  1. Houston, TX
    $27.95 per hour
    286 salaries reported
  2. Phoenix, AZ
    $27.91 per hour
    309 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $27.39 per hour
    188 salaries reported
  1. Indianapolis, IN
    $26.97 per hour
    324 salaries reported
  2. San Antonio, TX
    $26.59 per hour
    193 salaries reported
  3. Jacksonville, FL
    $26.27 per hour
    203 salaries reported
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Where can a Diesel Mechanic earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Diesel Mechanics

Most recommended license

EPA Refrigeration Certification

earn +10.00% more

The jobs requiring this license have increase by 90.38% since 2018. Diesel Mechanics with this license earn +10.00% more than the average base salary, which is $22.57 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this licenseChange from previous year
2012103increase by 103
2013158increase by 53.40%
2014215increase by 36.08%
2015506increase by 135.35%
2016344decrease by 32.02%
2017335decrease by 2.62%
2018603increase by 80.00%
20191148increase by 90.38%

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Top schools offering EPA Refrigeration Certification

Orange-Ulster BOCES

78 reviews

DeHart Technical School

Top skills
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Top certifications
Ford Certification

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12 jobs16
20 jobs205
66 jobs133
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Most common benefits for Diesel Mechanics

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Parental leave
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Safety equipment provided
  • Stock options
  • Tools provided
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 2,722 ratings

50% of Diesel Mechanics in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Puerto Rico?

Trailer Mechanic

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Common questions about salaries for a Diesel Mechanic

How can I improve my salary as a diesel mechanic?

Earning a certification in your preferred area of diesel technology will greatly improve your employment and advancement options. Those interested in working on large construction machines should become certified by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence is ideal for diesel mechanics that prefer working on diesel cars and trucks. Diesel mechanics that work on boats should seek certification from the American Boat and Yacht Council.

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