Become a Diesel Mechanic

It’s the perfect time to become a diesel mechanic. Our nation’s commerce system, as well as many forms of public transportation, have long been fueled by diesel engine technology – with more than 11 million trucks and buses in the U.S. plus diesel locomotives. Now, in addition to trucks and buses, new clean-diesel technologies have increased the number of diesel-powered automobiles to more than 6 million registered on the road today.

The U.S. Department of Labor predicts an increase of more than 31,600 new diesel mechanic jobs by the year 2024. We'll help prepare you for careers such as heavy vehicle hydraulics tech, rental truck fleet mechanic, parts specialist, construction equipment repair specialist and others. Training is your key to success.

  • $43,630MEDIAN PAY
  • The U.S. Department of Labor reports median pay for a diesel mechanic is $43,630.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Train now to become a diesel mechanic and gear up to a secure future. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online today.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics (January 18, 2016).