The next role we're going to look at is the mobile technician profession. Typically, this position earns a higher pay. In fact, they earn a $2,003 higher salary than construction equipment mechanics per year.
A similarity between the two careers of construction equipment mechanics and mobile technicians are a few of the skills associated with both roles. We used resumes from both professions to find that both use skills like "hand tools," "electrical troubleshooting," and "electrical systems. "
But both careers also use different skills, according to real construction equipment mechanic resumes. While construction equipment mechanic responsibilities can utilize skills like "diesel engines," "loaders," "cranes," and "end loaders," some mobile technicians use skills like "excellent interpersonal," "patients," "patient care," and "troubleshoot."
On average, mobile technicians earn a higher salary than construction equipment mechanics. There are industries that support higher salaries in each profession respectively. Interestingly enough, mobile technicians earn the most pay in the technology industry with an average salary of $64,865. Whereas, construction equipment mechanics have higher paychecks in the transportation industry where they earn an average of $50,870.
When it comes to the differences in education between the two professions, mobile technicians tend to reach similar levels of education than construction equipment mechanics. In fact, they're 0.2% less likely to graduate with a Master's Degree and 0.3% less likely to earn a Doctoral Degree.