Motorcycle Mechanics Salary Information

The salary statistics of motorcycle mechanics are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of motorcycle mechanics within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The motorcycle mechanics annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Motorcycle Mechanics Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,370
25th Percentile Wage
$27,590
50th Percentile Wage
$34,720
75th Percentile Wage
$44,700
90th Percentile Wage
$56,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for motorcycle mechanics. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) motorcycle mechanics is $56,350. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,370. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 151% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of motorcycle mechanics from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,7201.44%4.55%
201534,2200.61%-
201434,0101.23%-
201333,5901.34%-
201233,140--

Table 2. Motorcycle Mechanics Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of motorcycle mechanics in 4 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for motorcycle mechanics occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $36,720. The lowest paying sector is the wholesale trade sector (annual salary $33,100).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$36,720
Retail Trade
$34,840
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$33,150
Wholesale Trade
$33,100

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Motorcycle Mechanics by States

From the above tables we note that not only motorcycle mechanics salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of motorcycle mechanics in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $23,660 to $43,380. The highest paying state for motorcycle mechanics is Delaware with a median annual salary of $43,380. The lowest paying state is West Virginia with a median annual salary of $23,660. For more salary information of motorcycle mechanics profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Delaware
$43,380
Washington
$43,050
New Hampshire
$42,650
New Jersey
$42,250
Colorado
$41,840
Nevada
$41,270
Wyoming
$39,340
California
$38,690
Connecticut
$38,660
Massachusetts
$37,740
Utah
$37,740
Tennessee
$37,530
North Dakota
$36,810
Kansas
$36,030
Louisiana
$35,840
Mississippi
$35,790
Oklahoma
$35,670
Illinois
$35,530
New York
$35,040
Virginia
$35,040
Hawaii
$34,690
Idaho
$34,650
Minnesota
$34,520
Montana
$34,420
Pennsylvania
$34,170
Indiana
$34,090
South Carolina
$34,070
Ohio
$33,850
North Carolina
$33,830
Arizona
$33,690
Oregon
$33,480
Iowa
$33,280
Texas
$33,240
Florida
$33,120
Kentucky
$33,100
Georgia
$32,660
Alabama
$32,430
Missouri
$32,360
Maryland
$32,080
Nebraska
$31,680
Wisconsin
$31,470
New Mexico
$31,260
Michigan
$30,690
South Dakota
$30,360
Maine
$30,290
Vermont
$27,260
Arkansas
$26,750
West Virginia
$23,660


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