Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

At a Glance

Median Annual Salary
$68,020
Local Jobs
988
Regional Salary
$67,210
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Occupation Profile

Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition. Use handtools, such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, or precision instruments, as well as power tools, such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, or jacks and hoists. Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment. Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices. Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.

By the numbers:

Median Annual Earnings

$68,020

Median Annual Earnings are the midpoint earned by 50 percent of workers who are the lowest paid and 50 percent of workers who are the highest paid in a particular occupation

Local Jobs

988

Jobs are any position in which a worker provides labor in exchange for monetary compensation (note: one individual may hold multiple jobs)

Regional Salary

$67,210

Average Annual Earnings are determined by dividing the total earnings for the occupation by the number of jobs in the occupation.

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