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Bureau
of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects significant employment growth in professions that J-Tech prepares its graduates for.

2010 National Employment

2010 National Employment
(Numbers in thousands)

Profession Field Code Employment Change
2010 | 2020 Growth Percent
Automotive Service Technicians 49-3023 723.4 | 848.2 124.8 17.3%
Bus & Truck Diesel Mechanics 49-3031 242.2 | 277.4 35.2 14.5%
Heavy Vehicle Mechanics 49-3040 179.2 | 207.5 28.2 15.7%
Heavy Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 53-3032 1604.8 | 1934.9 330.1 20.6%

Source: Occupational Employment, Job Openings and Worker Characteristics.

Although these growth rates are already significant, the opportunities become even more compelling when taking into consideration the replacement challenge caused by retirement of the baby boom generation.

2010 National Employment
(Numbers in thousands)

Profession Field Code Employment Change
2010 | 2020 Growth Percent
Automotive Service Technicians 49-3023 124.8 | 186.9 311.7 43.1%
Bus & Truck Diesel Mechanics 49-3031 35.2 | 52.6 87.8 36.3%
Heavy Vehicle Mechanics 49-3040 28.2 | 46.6 74.8 41.7%
Heavy Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 53-3032 330.1 | 319.3 649.4 40.5%

Source: Occupational Employment, Job Openings and Worker Characteristics.