$83,200/ year*
Estimated Salary
  /  year *
Estimated Salary
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Becoming a Diesel Mechanic in Dover, Delaware


Diesel Mechanics are responsible for the maintenance and repair of diesel-powered vehicles. Their duties include running diagnostic tests on vehicles, test driving vehicles to gauge performance and maintaining detailed records...of the vehicles they have serviced
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$40,000/yr in Delaware

What Diesel Mechanics Love About Their Trade

New challenges every day.
Working with engines everyday.
Not client facing.


High Paying
Work Indoors
Not Customer Facing
Variety of Tools
Not Hard on Body
Small Teams


Advancement PotentialHigh
Are able to work up within their small teams.
Optionality PotentialHigh
Can easily transition into other mechanical fields.
Demand ForecastHigh
One of the highest demand trades. Recession proof demand.