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Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

in Massachusetts

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
493031  Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 3,399 3,725 326 9.59 % 91 33 58 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    480  14 % 540  15 % 60  12 % $59,500
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    420  12 % 460  12 % 40  9 % $54,400
Truck Transportation    380  11 % 400  11 % 20  4 % $54,460
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    300  9 % 340  9 % 40  15 % $59,580
Other Services (except Government)    290  9 % 360  10 % 70  24 % $50,370
Repair and Maintenance    290  8 % 360  10 % 70  25 % $50,350
Construction    250  7 % 260  7 % 10  5 % $56,660
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    200  6 % 210  6 % 10  7 % $55,800
Rental and Leasing Services    180  5 % 200  5 % 20  6 % $56,140
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    180  5 % 200  5 % 20  6 % $56,140
Waste Management and Remediation Service    170  5 % 180  5 % 10  7 % $58,480
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    140  4 % 150  4 % 10  7 % $58,960
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    140  4 % 140  4 % 0  7 % $63,900
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    120  3 % 140  4 % 20  19 % $67,360
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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