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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: $21.87
Statewide median: $18.65

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Bus and Truck Mechanics *

Area Low Median High
U S
$16.93 $21.28 $26.68
Minnesota
$18.28 $21.87 $26.34
Central Minnesota
$16.71 $20.65 $25.28
Northeast Minnesota
$16.76 $20.80 $24.29
Northwest Minnesota
$17.98 $21.73 $26.67
Southeast Minnesota
$16.78 $20.86 $24.78
Southwest Minnesota
$14.95 $18.26 $21.92
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$19.68 $22.68 $27.20

* "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 6,120 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 high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,540 new Bus and Truck Mechanics to meet market demand between 2012-2022. 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
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 250,800 272,500 21,600 8.6%
Minnesota 5,896 6,171 275 4.7%
  2012 2022 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 788 857 69 8.8%
Northeast Minnesota 350 342 -8 -2.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,866 3,000 134 4.7%
Southwest Minnesota 611 615 4 0.7%
Northwest Minnesota 652 674 22 3.4%
Southeast Minnesota 600 632 32 5.3%


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