Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Beginning workers can expect to earn $26K starting out, which grows to $34K after five to 10 years. Between 10 and 20 years, pay reaches $40K. Motorcycle Mechanics' pay declines to $38K, on average, after racking up two decades of experience. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up about one in five of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise less than five percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 11 percent. More than half of the workforce has between one and nine years of experience.