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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: $25.36
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Bus and Truck Mechanics *

Area Low Median High
U S
$18.94 $23.67 $29.35
Minnesota
$20.78 $25.36 $30.37
Central Minnesota
$19.58 $24.56 $29.71
Northeast Minnesota
$21.81 $26.17 $29.57
Northwest Minnesota
$17.26 $21.06 $24.76
Southeast Minnesota
$19.35 $24.53 $29.46
Southwest Minnesota
$19.42 $22.60 $26.93
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$22.35 $26.94 $31.54

* "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 7,100 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 high demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 7,524 new Bus and Truck Mechanics to meet market demand between 2018-2028. 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
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 285,300 299,100 13,800 4.8%
Minnesota 7,380 7,856 476 6.4%
Central Minnesota 934 1,036 102 10.9%
Northeast Minnesota 413 426 13 3.1%
Northwest Minnesota 555 596 41 7.4%
Southeast Minnesota 679 738 59 8.7%
Southwest Minnesota 696 763 67 9.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 4,034 4,205 171 4.2%


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