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Best states for a Diesel Mechanic

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It seems like Diesel Mechanics are becoming more and more common across America. But working conditions for Diesel Mechanics aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S.

We wanted to look at where Diesel Mechanics have it the best -- where there are plenty of jobs to go around and people get paid what they deserve during every phase of their career.

62% of people in the field are White, while 16% are Hispanic or Latino.

We found that the South is best for Diesel Mechanics, and the West is the worst.

Tampa is the best city in the country for Diesel Mechanic jobs, where as Alaska is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Diesel Mechanics in 2019

  1. Alaska
  2. North Dakota
  3. Nevada
  4. Wyoming
  5. Connecticut
  6. Montana
  7. Colorado
  8. District of Columbia
  9. Minnesota
  10. Massachusetts
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  • (114 jobs)
  • (86 jobs)
  • (31 jobs)
  • (116 jobs)
  • (88 jobs)
  • (887 jobs)
  • (19 jobs)
  • (384 jobs)
  • (187 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for Diesel Mechanic jobs.

Check out the complete ranking and a full description of our methodology below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Diesel Mechanics in 2019

1. Alaska

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
48 $62,588 $46,000 $83,000 1.9
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Alaska

2. North Dakota

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
114 $47,924 $35,000 $63,000 2.82
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in North Dakota

3. Nevada

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
86 $52,457 $39,000 $69,000 0.87
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Nevada

4. Wyoming

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
31 $46,642 $35,000 $62,000 1.29
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Wyoming

5. Connecticut

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
116 $53,162 $39,000 $70,000 0.66
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Connecticut

6. Montana

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
88 $46,207 $34,000 $61,000 1.92
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Montana

7. Colorado

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
887 $47,087 $35,000 $62,000 2.75
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Colorado

8. District of Columbia

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
19 $60,294 $45,000 $80,000 0.18
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in District of Columbia

9. Minnesota

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
384 $46,646 $35,000 $62,000 1.22
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Minnesota

10. Massachusetts

Total Diesel Mechanic Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
187 $53,162 $39,000 $70,000 0.4
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Massachusetts

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Diesel Mechanic

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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