Motorcycle mechanics perform routine maintenance tasks, such as replacing spark plugs or changing the oil. They also repair engines and transmissions, and they may also perform minor repairs to the...such as removing dents from fenders.
Compare to a teacher who only makes $40,000/yr in Virginia
Tools of the Trade
What Motorcycle Mechanics Love About Their Trade
New challenges every day.
Using big cool tools.
It's a great lifestyle.
Not Customer Facing
Variety of Tools
Not Hard on Body
Can easily transition into other mechanical fields.
Entrepreneurship Potential High
Fairly low startup but does require a shop.
You must be good at marketing yourself.
Motorcycle Mechanic Reviews
10+ Years of Experience
This trade let me turn my passion for bikes into a stable and growing business that supports me and my family.
3+ Years of Experience
Every day I get to help people improve their bike--which is their passion and mine. Whether it's a diagnosing what's not working or doing a sweet mod, it's rewarding to...people get out on the road!
5+ Years of Experience
I still have to pinch myself sometimes when I realize that I get to wake up every morning, drink my coffee, and then go into the shop and work on...bikes. If you are obsessed with motorcycles and trying to decide your career, your owe this some consideration for sure.