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Diesel Engine Performance

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What is Diesel Engine Performance?

Diesel engine performance is the field of work involving servicing, repairing, and upgrading vehicles that run on diesel fuel. Just about every large truck in the country uses a diesel engine, so this is a reliable career.

How Much Money Do Diesel Service Technicians Make?

Average diesel service technicians in South Carolina earn over $44,000 per year, with the top 10% making more than $72,000 per year. Start working as a diesel service tech today!

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Potential Salary90%
90%

Some diesel service techs make $72k per year*

Average Salary60%
60%

The average SC diesel service tech makes $44,910 annually

Starting Salary60%
60%

Newcomers in this career usually make about $39k/year

Degree Requirement80%
80%

No degree is required for most jobs

Time Commitment70%
70%

A diesel engine performance certificate takes 2 semesters to earn

Job Availability70%
70%

About 3,600 jobs are available for diesel mechanics in South Carolina

Job Security70%
70%

As long as we use trucks to deliver goods, diesel mechanics will be needed

Salary info and other data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and PayScale.com
* Denotes info based on nation-wide statistics

Training

Diesel Engine Performance Degree

18 Classes (60 Total Credit Hours)
$42K/Year Starting Salary

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Diesel Engine Performance Certificate

9 Classes (25 Total Credit Hours)
$39K/Year Starting Salary

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