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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: $29.90
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Bus and Truck Mechanics *

Area Low Median High
U S
$22.76 $27.09 $31.98
Minnesota
$24.71 $29.90 $35.73
Central Minnesota
$24.69 $29.10 $33.70
Northeast Minnesota
$24.74 $29.56 $34.99
Northwest Minnesota
$19.84 $24.87 $30.07
Southeast Minnesota
$23.66 $27.98 $31.56
Southwest Minnesota
$22.59 $26.13 $31.12
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$27.84 $30.91 $38.07

* "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 6,630 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 seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 7,083 new Bus and Truck Mechanics to meet market demand between 2020-2030. 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
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 275,400 296,800 21,400 7.8%
Minnesota 7,085 7,536 451 6.4%
Central Minnesota 962 1,017 55 5.7%
Northeast Minnesota 477 494 17 3.6%
Northwest Minnesota 699 741 42 6%
Southeast Minnesota 660 707 47 7.1%
Southwest Minnesota 729 771 42 5.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,475 3,675 200 5.8%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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