Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

5.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
67%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
7.8%
by 2030
WAGES
$50,200
or $24.13 hourly
VOLUME
253,010
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 67% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Key
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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 7.8% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists' was $50,200, or $24.13 hourly
'Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists' are paid 19.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 253,010 people employed as Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists.
This represents around 0.18% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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