Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

5.3/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
52%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.3%
by 2031
WAGES
$48,690
or $23.41 hourly
VOLUME
261,420
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 52% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists' job openings is expected to rise 4.3% by 2031
'Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists' was $48,690, or $23.41 hourly
'Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists' are paid 6.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists?

As of 2021 there were 261,420 people employed as Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists within the United States.
This represents around 0.19% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 538 people are employed as Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 49-3031.00

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Comments

Dee Snuts (No chance) says
Machines don't have advanced enough AI to diagnose and solve problems
Mar 27, 2020 at 07:42 PM
EC says
Unless machines make machines that they are able to repair and maintain yea they'll take over but before that its gonna be a very long time because humans always fight off opps, humans are kind of like the honey badgers of the universe except we destroy our own habitats
Dec 25, 2020 at 04:12 AM

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