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Bus and Truck Mechanics

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $21.61
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Bus and Truck Mechanics

Area Low Median High
U S
$13.34 $20.91 $31.21
Minnesota
$15.33 $21.61 $29.40
Central Minnesota
$13.32 $19.95 $28.44
Northeast Minnesota
$13.74 $19.83 $28.63
Northwest Minnesota
$16.05 $21.87 $29.54
Southeast Minnesota
$12.49 $21.52 $28.86
Southwest Minnesota
$12.80 $18.09 $26.36
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$16.74 $22.39 $29.88

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 5,730 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Bus and Truck Mechanics most often work?

 

Current Demand

This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,920 new Bus and Truck Mechanics to meet market demand between 2010-2020. 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 242,200 277,400 35,200 14.5%
Minnesota 5,378 6,128 750 13.9%
  2010 2020 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 877 1,082 205 23.4%
Northeast Minnesota 277 307 30 10.8%
Northwest Minnesota 644 770 126 19.6%
Southeast Minnesota 493 583 90 18.3%
Southwest Minnesota 677 741 64 9.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,385 2,661 276 11.6%


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