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Contact Information:

Kay Johnson - 325.734.3630
Mayra Juarez - 325.236.8206
Email: wtxfinaid@tstc.edu

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Julia Humphrey - 325.734.3612
Abilene Campus

Patricia Reid - 254.559.7720
Breckenridge Campus

Charlotte Tongate - 325.641.3901
Brownwood Campus

(254) 799-3611

3801 Campus Drive
Waco, TX 76705

TSTC is located off I-35 North at exit 342A, just north of Waco
 
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Careers

What the Future Holds

Opportunities for those trained in diesel mechanics are increasing. With the training you receive at TSTC West Texas, the estimated salary range is $16-$19 per hour.

  • Median hourly wage: $18.94

Companies that Employ Our Graduates

  • Rush Peterbilt
  • Corley-Wetsel Freightliner
  • John Deere
  • Big Country Autoland
  • Bruckner's Truck Sales
  • Ewald Tractor
  • Quality Implement
  • New Holland
  • Epic Construction
  • Eddie's Diesel
  • API
  • Halliburton
  • Western Star
  • Kenworth
  • Patterson UTI Drilling
  • Chevron
  • DP Midstream 

By the Numbers  

DSM Industry

49-3031 Bus & Truck Mechanic
and Diesel Engine Specialists
Annual Average of Job Openings TX      665
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 14.5%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $18.72
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $17.79
51-2031 Engine and Machine Assemblers
Annual Average of Job Openings TX      80
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 5.3%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $17.65
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $16.40
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
Annual Average of Job Openings TX 4830
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 20.6%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $17.86
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $16.96
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Annual Average of Job Openings TX      460
2010-2020 Projection of Growth TX 16.2%
2010 Average Starting Wage TX $19.47
2010 Average Starting Wage Abilene $19.13

SOURCES: WantedAnalytics, WorkInTexas.com, BLS.gov, and O*NET Online, MSN Careerbuilder and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
*Salaries are dependent on location and demand











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