Diesel Mechanics Salary and Careers | Penn Foster Career School

Diesel Mechanics/Heavy Truck Maintenance Salary

Why Penn Foster Career School?

  • Regionally & Nationally Accredited
  • Self-Paced
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Career Information

Do you want to learn how to become a diesel mechanic? Penn Foster Career School can help you take the first step toward preparing for entry-level diesel mechanic jobs. There are a lot of opportunities for Diesel Mechanics:

How much do diesel mechanics make?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, the average annual diesel mechanic salary was $42,320 in 2012.¹

Penn Foster Career School's Career Services

Career Cruising

We've partnered with the career development expert, Career Cruising, to help students like you take the first steps toward diesel mechanic jobs. You'll get more than just job listings and resume tips. As soon as you enroll, you can take quizzes to help you explore various diesel mechanic careers, create a customized profile online to capture your progress, and you'll have access to get advice from real career experts. We know that you want more than just a career diploma. Start using our career resources as soon as you enroll, and take the next step on your career path. Our career tools include:

Find the career resources that can help you on your journey. Contact us today to learn more about our career services department.

Talk with Successful Penn Foster Diesel Mechanics/Heavy Truck Maintenance Students and Graduates

Visit the Community's Diesel Mechanics academic group page to see what diesel mechanics students, graduates, and faculty are talking about!

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics, on the Internet here.

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