Motorcycle Mechanic Salary (United States)

Very much a male dominated career in the United States, Motorcycle Mechanics earn an average of $14.62 per hour. Compensation generally starts at $9.79 per hour and does not exceed $22.51. Medical benefits are awarded to 40 percent, and around one in five earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Motorcycle Mechanic Salary (?
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$20,033 - $50,868
(Median)
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44K
51K
MEDIAN: $35,530
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Motorcycle Mechanic Salary (?
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$9.79 - $22.51
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$20,033 - $50,868  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
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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$20,531 - $50,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 39
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $22.51  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $30.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,500  
   
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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$20,531 - $50,736  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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Job Description for Motorcycle Mechanic

  • 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.
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.

Experience Affects Motorcycle Mechanic Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%
Late-Career
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 40% dental benefits Dental: 20%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 57%
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