A Bicycle Mechanic earns an average wage of $12.12 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$23,896 - $43,731
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$24K
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$44K
MEDIAN: $30,000
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$8.51 - $16.74
(Median)
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$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$23,896 - $43,731  
   
Bonus
$1,750  
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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$18,320 - $37,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.51 - $16.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.64  
Overtime
$11.84 - $24.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$1,750  
   
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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$18,320 - $37,125  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 164
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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

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

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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

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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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Experience Affects Bicycle Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
up arrow 22%

National Average
$26,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Bicycle Mechanic Salaries

National Average
$26,000

Customer Service
up arrow 4%

Mechanical Tool Repair
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
medical benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 76%
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