Motorcycle Mechanics (49-3052)

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

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 5557 3.60 11
United States 17,00018,000 6.0100 340440

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 17.8110.7513.27 16.6921.4927.09
Alaska 22.8015.3517.46 21.8727.9033.13
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 24.2817.0619.36 23.5428.8533.72

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
558 14.534.0 23.4
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation21
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation3
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 43
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training