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Diesel Mechanics Technology&

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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
9,746
growing 2.93%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
$3,846
declining 2.71%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
$9,622
declining 0.42%
Average Wage
$68,206
growing 18.2%
People in Workforce
21,574
growing 18.1%
Average Employee Age
43.5
growing 3.44%

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Diesel Mechanics Technology and the types of students that study this field. University of Northwestern Ohio awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Special Focus Institutions and Wyotech-Laramie have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Diesel Mechanics Technology. Tuition costs for Diesel Mechanics Technology majors are, on average, $3,846 for in-state public colleges, and $9,622 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Diesel Mechanics Technology programs are Public, 2-year institutions.

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Mechanical Technologies graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Construction is the industry that employs the most Mechanical Technologies majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Mechanical Technologies majors, by average wage, is Furniture & related product manufacturing.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Mechanical Technologies in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Mechanical Technologies is 43.5, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Mechanical Technologies degrees, and White students earn the majority (6,581) of the degrees.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Diesel Mechanics Technology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Diesel Mechanics Technology majors need many skills, but most especially Repairing. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Diesel Mechanics Technology majors need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Installation.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Diesel Mechanics Technology majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Repairing is very distinctive for majors, but the Repairing, Troubleshooting, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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