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Farm Equipment Mechanics

Job Information

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, dairy equipment, and irrigation systems.


  • Opportunities should be excellent for people with formal postsecondary training in heavy equipment repair; those without formal training will face competition.
  • Generally, a service technician with at least 3 to 4 years of on-the-job experience is accepted as fully qualified.
  • Wages for mobile heavy equipment mechanics are higher than the average for all installation, maintenance, and repair workers.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $34,230/yr ($17.12/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma