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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: $22.24
Statewide median: $18.88

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Bus and Truck Mechanics *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.06 $21.52 $27.05
Minnesota
$18.2 $22.24 $27.08
Central Minnesota
$17.08 $20.64 $25.17
Northeast Minnesota
$17 $22.31 $30.73
Northwest Minnesota
$16.98 $20.07 $23.62
Southeast Minnesota
$15.95 $20.35 $25.94
Southwest Minnesota
$15.31 $18.41 $22.92
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$20.32 $23.65 $28.17

* "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 5510 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
  Employment Employment Change
2014 2024 Number Percent
U S 263900 295500 31600 12%
Minnesota 6639 7430 791 11.9%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Southeast Minnesota 600 632 32 5.3%
Northwest Minnesota 652 674 22 3.4%
Southwest Minnesota 611 615 4 0.7%
Northeast Minnesota 350 342 -8 -2.3%
Central Minnesota 788 857 69 8.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2866 3000 134 4.7%


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