Want to know how much a qualified diesel mechanic gets paid? Want to know how much they get paid an hour? Different workshops have different deductions like unions for example so keep in mind that its not always just about the hourly rate. The important part is what you take home at the end of the day
The following 3 payslips will give you a comparison between 3 countries- Australia, England and Canada. Keep in mind it varies a lot from workshop to workshop.
This first payslip is from Australia in 2018 as a qualified truck mechanic
This payslip is from Canada in 2017 as a qualified journeyman. The hourly rate was $38 an hour
This payslip is from London in 2015 as a qualified Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic. The hourly rate was £14.58.
I hope this gives you and idea of the rewards you can look forward to if you put in the hard yards and become a qualified mechanic