Motorcycle Mechanic Careers Are Hot

Motorcycles continue to be a popular form of transportation. Harleys and hogs need tune-ups and repairs just like any other vehicle, which is why motorcycle mechanic careers are hot. The U.S. Department of Labor expects 4,400 new jobs for motorcycle mechanics will be necessary for growth and replacement through 2024. Most new jobs will be in the service departments of motorcycle dealerships.

Customers appreciate motorcycle mechanics who can repair and replace headlights, signal lights, spark plugs, points and tires; and perform routine maintenance, lubrication and essential troubleshooting of different components and systems. As a skilled, trained motorcycle mechanic you may run an independent shop or find lucrative work wherever you live.

  • $34,000MEDIAN PAY
  • The U.S. Department of Labor projects 18,000 total jobs in motorcycle mechanic careers by 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Small Engine Mechanics (January 19, 2016).