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Bus and Truck Mechanics

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.44
Statewide median: $19.62

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Bus and Truck Mechanics *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.42 $22.01 $27.61
Minnesota
$18.64 $23.44 $28.55
Central Minnesota
$17.57 $21.42 $25.94
Northeast Minnesota
$18.64 $23.93 $32.53
Northwest Minnesota
$16.45 $19.46 $23.27
Southeast Minnesota
$18.88 $23.35 $28.49
Southwest Minnesota
$16.24 $18.55 $23.87
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$20.87 $25.54 $29.63

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 5970 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Bus and Truck Mechanics most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1930 new Bus and Truck Mechanics to meet market demand between 2014-2024. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Bus and Truck Mechanics
Area Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 263900 295500 31600 12%
Minnesota 6639 7430 791 11.9%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2014 2024 Number Percent
Northeast Minnesota 299 296 -3 -1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3600 3995 395 10.9%
Southeast Minnesota 536 615 79 14.7%
Northwest Minnesota 679 754 75 11%


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