Information About Motorcycle Mechanics

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Training

Motorcycle mechanics need long-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Motorcycle mechanics
Training for Motorcycle Mechanics
Percent
Less than High School 16.8
High School 50.4
Some College 21.4
Associates Degree 6.7
Bachelors Degree 3.4
Masters Degree 0.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.6

Employment

Represents about 18,000 people in the United States- 12.9% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 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 5,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, motorcycle mechanics make $16.44 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Motorcycle mechanics $9.98 $12.40 $15.50 $19.30 $24.00
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $10.80 $14.40 $19.50 $26.30 $33.20
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, motorcycle mechanics make $34,190 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Motorcycle mechanics $20,770 $25,960 $32,410 $40,190 $49,960
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $22,540 $30,020 $40,600 $54,770 $69,230
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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