Information About Bus And Truck Mechanics And Diesel Engine Specialists

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Training

Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists need postsecondary vocational award.

Degrees for Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists
Training for Bus And Truck Mechanics And Diesel Engine Specialists
Percent
Less than High School 17.0
High School 48.9
Some College 21.6
Associates Degree 9.5
Bachelors Degree 2.5
Masters Degree 0.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 263,000 people in the United States- 5.9% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 14,000 more bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 75,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists make $20.63 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists $12.70 $16.00 $20.00 $24.70 $29.60
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $10.80 $14.40 $19.50 $26.30 $33.20
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists make $42,910 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists $26,490 $33,310 $41,640 $51,450 $61,590
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $22,540 $30,020 $40,600 $54,770 $69,230
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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