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The average diesel technician salary in District of Columbia, United States is $53,154 or an equivalent hourly rate of $26. This is 13% higher (+$5,928) than the average diesel technician salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,706. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
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An entry level diesel technician (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $40,880. On the other end, a senior level diesel technician (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $64,295.

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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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