Career Outlook for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Also known as:  Biodiesel Engine Specialist, Diesel Engine Fitter, Diesel Service Technician, Marine Diesel Technician, School Bus Mechanic, Tractor Trailer Mechanic, Truck Engine Technician
The overall job outlook for Bus or Truck Mechanic or Diesel Engine Specialist careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 11.40 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.9 percent per year. Demand for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists is expected to go up, with an expected 55,230 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.10 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists in the following states
Texas 18,860
California 16,990
New York 11,760
Ohio 10,810
Pennsylvania 10,520
Florida 9,050
Illinois 7,270
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Guam 70
District of Columbia 80
Delaware 430
Vermont 450
Rhode Island 570
Hawaii 590
Alaska 790
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