The average rate for a Bicycle Mechanic is $12.19 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Technical Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,387 - $42,574
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$8.66 - $16.56
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,387 - $42,574  
   
Bonus
$1,125  
Commission
$975  
Total Pay (?
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$18,687 - $36,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.66 - $16.56  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.64  
Overtime
$11.84 - $24.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,125  
   
Commission
$975  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,687 - $36,754  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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Job Description for Bicycle Mechanic

Bicycle mechanics conduct repairs on bicycles for customers. These mechanics generally must have prior experience in repairing bikes, and they should have the ability to repair a wide variety of bike brands; this includes being knowledgeable in lacing, truing, and dishing of bike wheels. No certifications are required for this position, though many employers require or prefer a high school diploma or equivalent. As this job often involves working directly with clients, prior customer service experience is often highly preferred. On a typical day, bicycle mechanics work with heavy and light bicycles, and they are standing, squatting, and moving to repair bikes for the majority of the day These mechanics should also be able to lift bikes weighing up to 50 pounds. Bicycle mechanics are also expected to be able to expertly work with large and small tools and bike parts.

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Bicycle Mechanic Tasks

  • Inspect, assemble, take apart, repair, and replace parts on bicycles.
  • Assemble and maintain demonstration and/or rental bicycles.
  • Update inventory, service orders, part orders, and bicycle status logs.
  • Conduct bike maintenance and work with customers to explain bike care.
  • Troubleshoot and test bicycles, ensuring safety.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bicycle Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Bicycle Mechanic Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Bicycle Mechanic?

Bicycle Mechanic in Golden:
"Hang in there."
Be very patient, it takes a long time to have a good base of knowledge. You will never stop learning new things, so be willing to learn.

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Key Stats for Bicycle Mechanic

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bicycle Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Bicycle Mechanic Salaries

Technical Sales
up arrow 17%

National Average
$26,000

Customer Service
up arrow 3%

Mechanical Tool Repair
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 73%
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