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There is a constant demand for certified men and women in this field due to the high number of diesel powered on-highway and off-highway vehicles, heavy equipment, marine engines and on-site power generators. Median wage for a diesel technician is $50,200 per year. Average hourly wage is $24.13 per hour.*

Cooperative programs and sponsorships with major diesel and automotive companies support the program and ensure that the latest technologies are being taught to students. Citrus College Medium and Heavy-Duty Truck program graduates have a 90% placement rate.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics (September 8, 2021):

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