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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
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    480  14 % 540  15 % 60  12 % $56,090
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    420  12 % 460  12 % 40  9 % $52,280
Truck Transportation    380  11 % 400  11 % 20  4 % $52,860
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    300  9 % 340  9 % 40  15 % $55,830
Repair and Maintenance    290  8 % 360  10 % 70  25 % $48,940
Other Services (except Government)    290  9 % 360  10 % 70  24 % $48,940
Construction    250  7 % 260  7 % 10  5 % $60,100
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    200  6 % 210  6 % 10  7 % $54,620
Rental and Leasing Services    180  5 % 200  5 % 20  6 % $51,580
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    180  5 % 200  5 % 20  6 % $51,580
Waste Management and Remediation Service    170  5 % 180  5 % 10  7 % $56,780
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    140  4 % 150  4 % 10  7 % $58,250
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    140  4 % 140  4 % 0  7 % $62,880
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    120  3 % 140  4 % 20  19 % $61,510
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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