Graduates are prepared to enter the diesel field with skills and entry-level knowledge in on-highway trucks, and construction equipment.

Job opportunities abound in the Diesel Technology industry. There is and will continue to be a shortage of qualified technicians. The Diesel Technology field is a rewarding career field with a variety of employment opportunities. If you’re good with your hands and have a natural curiosity for how machines work, this field is for you.

Nationally, the median annual wage of diesel service technicians and mechanics was $40,850 in 2010, ranging from $26,550-$60,830. Statewide, wages range from $26,000 starting wages to $52,000 with experience. Employment of diesel mechanics is expected to grow 15% to 2020 as more goods are shipped by diesel-powered trucks. Prospects are best for those with formal training and strong technical skills.

Gainful Employment

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Gainful Employment Data for Diesel Mechanic Light Line Certificate

These occupational titles are associated with this program of study:

49-3031.00 - Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Gainful Employment Data for Diesel Mechanic Heavy Line Certificate

These occupational titles are associated with this program of study:

49-3031.00 - Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists