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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.

Occupation Projection for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
493031  Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 5,523 6,176 653 11.82 % 180 334 65 579 High school diploma or equivalent 

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    840  15 % 930  15 % 90  11 % $59,500
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    790  14 % 880  14 % 90  12 % $59,580
Other Services (except Government)    760  14 % 890  14 % 130  18 % $50,370
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    630  11 % 770  12 % 140  21 % $67,360
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    500  9 % 570  9 % 70  16 % $54,400
Truck Transportation    410  7 % 430  7 % 20  3 % $54,460
Construction    390  7 % 430  7 % 40  11 % $56,660
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    340  6 % 360  6 % 20  6 % $56,140
Rental and Leasing Services    340  6 % 360  6 % 20  6 % $56,140
Specialty Trade Contractors    240  4 % 270  4 % 30  13 % $52,060
Waste Management and Remediation Service    230  4 % 260  4 % 30  15 % $58,480
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    150  3 % 170  3 % 20  9 % $63,900
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    110  2 % 130  2 % 20  14 % $55,840
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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