Motorcycle Mechanics

General Information

Description

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, dirt bikes, or similar motorized vehicles.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Overall employment of small engine mechanics is projected to grow 9 percent from 2020 to 2030, about as fast as the average for all occupations. About 8,600 openings for small engine mechanics are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$38,010

State-by-state Salary

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$56,940
$29,590
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Post-secondary certificate 59%
  • High school 25%
  • Bachelor's degree 9%
  • Associate's degree 3%
  • First professional degree 1%
  • Some college 0%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Mechanical
  • Computers and Electronics
  • English Language
  • Mathematics
  • Education and Training

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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