Photograph of a woman fixing a truck

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

Sample of reported job titles: Bus Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Diesel Technician, Fleet Mechanic, General Repair Mechanic, Mechanic, Service Technician, Trailer Mechanic, Transit Mechanic, Truck Mechanic

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $20.13/hr (+21% from 2015)
  • 487 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2018-2023: <1%
  • Retirement Risk: 25% of Local Employees Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 1% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*


Graphic Literacy
3 4 4

Training and Prep

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.