Training Requirements for Motorcycle Mechanics

Motorcycle mechanics need a postsecondary nondegree award and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Motorcycle mechanics
Percent
Less than High School 13.4
High School 46.7
Some College 24.4
Associates Degree 11.2
Bachelors Degree 3.6
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment Outlook for Motorcycle Mechanics

This represents about 17,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more motorcycle mechanics but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 4,000 more.

Typical Income for Motorcycle Mechanics

Hourly Income

On average,motorcycle mechanics make $17.81 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Motorcycle mechanics $10.75 $13.27 $16.69 $21.49 $27.09
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $10.90 $14.49 $19.68 $26.52 $32.85
Small engine mechanics $10.71 $13.33 $16.96 $21.90 $27.29
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, motorcycle mechanics make $37,040 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Motorcycle mechanics $22,370 $27,590 $34,720 $44,700 $56,350
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $22,670 $30,150 $40,930 $55,150 $68,320
Small engine mechanics $22,270 $27,740 $35,280 $45,540 $56,750
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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