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The average diesel engine mechanic automobile salary in District of Columbia, United States is $54,450 or an hourly rate of $26. This is 13% higher (+$6,071) than the average diesel engine mechanic automobile salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,748.
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An entry level diesel engine mechanic automobile (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $41,877. On the other end, a senior level diesel engine mechanic automobile (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $65,862.

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Job Description
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

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