$12.60
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$506

Profit Sharing

$950

Commission

$975

The average rate for a Bicycle Mechanic is $12.34 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.

$19,638 - $40,474
$20K
$29K
$40K
MEDIAN: $28,858
10%
50%
90%

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$9.13 - $17.17
$9
$13
$17
MEDIAN: $12.60
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50%
90%

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$0$40K
Salary $19,638 - $40,474
Bonus $3.07 - $2,980
Profit Sharing $950
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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$19,636 - $37,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.13 - $17.17
Hourly Tips $0.20
Overtime $13.36 - $24.48
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $3.07 - $2,980
Commission $975
Profit Sharing $950
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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$19,636 - $37,193
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 269

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.

Common Career Paths for Bicycle Mechanic


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Bicycle Mechanic Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Bicycle Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Bicycle Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Bicycle Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 102 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bicycle Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Bicycle Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 45 salaries. A Bicycle Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 19 salaries.

Bicycle Mechanic Reviews

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

Bicycle Mechanic in Tucson:
"Bike is life."
Pros: I work on bicycles which I love to ride.
Cons: Dissatisfied customers and department store bicycles.

Bicycle Mechanic in Mount Kisco:
"I wish it was as u was told, just my job and I am exploited."
Don't let employers exploit you as we are.

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
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

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Experience Affects Bicycle Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$27,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼11%

Skills That Affect Bicycle Mechanic Salaries

Technical Sales
▲13%

National Average
$27,000


Mechanical Tool Repair
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 78%