Motorcycle Mechanic Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Motorcycle Mechanics in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $15.06 per hour nationwide. The bottom of the pay range sits near $10.07 per hour, and the top verges on $22.22. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. About two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and roughly a fourth collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,554 - $50,684
(Median)
$24K
$38K
$51K
MEDIAN: $38,000
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$10.07 - $22.22
(Median)
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$23,554 - $50,684  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
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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$21,282 - $50,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $22.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$13.13 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,043  
   
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).
)
$21,282 - $50,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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Job Description for Motorcycle Mechanic

A motorcycle mechanic repairs and maintains motorcycles. Necessary skills include an understanding of how a motorcycle engine is constructed and operates and the ability to properly disassemble and reassemble an engine. Another required skill is knowledge of the construction of the motorcycle frame, including how operational parts are interrelated and fixed to the frame. The mechanic must be able to troubleshoot and affect repairs to any mechanical, electrical or electronic system of the motorcycle as needed. The mechanic must also have knowledge of test equipment and use it to evaluate the performance of the engine and other components. The mechanic should have the ability to listen to the engine and subsequently evaluate any problems with the operation of the motorcycle.

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Motorcycle Mechanic Tasks

  • Inspect, repair and maintain motorcycles.
  • Disassemble, reassemble, install and repair engines and other large parts.
  • Diagnose malfunctions using electronic testing equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Motorcycle Mechanic

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $29K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $34K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Motorcycle Mechanics who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $39K.

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Experience Affects Motorcycle Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$33,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 14%
dental benefits
None: 56%
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