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Occupational Employment Statistics


49-3052 Motorcycle Mechanics

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

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 407$19.91/hr$11.62/hr$15.27/hr$19.40/hr$23.79/hr$27.98/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities430$19.40/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other Services50$11.61/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$19.18/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$18.87/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$23.22/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$19.03/hr14.5%
Southwest Minnesota 30$16.01/hr3.2%
St Cloud MN MSA 30$18.70/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$18.69/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$19.40/hr6.8%
Northwest Balance of State 60$18.69/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$18.69/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 80$19.40/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 230$19.43/hrN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 280$19.86/hrN/A
Minnesota 490$19.09/hr9.5%

  • Repair or replace other parts, such as headlights, horns, handlebar controls, gasoline or oil tanks, starters, or mufflers.
  • Replace defective parts, using hand tools, arbor presses, flexible power presses, or power tools.
  • Repair or adjust motorcycle subassemblies, such as forks, transmissions, brakes, or drive chains, according to specifications.
  • Disassemble subassembly units and examine condition, movement, or alignment of parts, visually or using gauges.
  • Reassemble and test subassembly units.
  • Mount, balance, change, or check condition or pressure of tires.
  • Listen to engines, examine vehicle frames, or confer with customers to determine nature and extent of malfunction or damage.
  • Connect test panels to engines and measure generator output, ignition timing, or other engine performance indicators.
  • Dismantle engines and repair or replace defective parts, such as magnetos, carburetors, or generators.
  • Connect test panels to engines and measure generator output, ignition timing, or other engine performance indicators.