Motorcycle mechanics and related

Motorcycle mechanics and related

NOC
7334

- Motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle and other related mechanics

Repair and service motorcycles, snowmobiles, outboard motors, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

14
 

Median Hourly Wage

$21.00
$16.00
Low
$29.53
High

Median Salary

$40,030
 

Typically Required

College or apprenticeship

Employed

170
 

% Working Full Time

97%
 

% Working Full Year

79%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Mechanics in this unit group test, repair and service motorcycles, motor scooters, snowmobiles, outboard motors, forklifts and all-terrain vehicles. They are employed by service shops of motorcycle dealers and retailers and by independent service establishments.

Main Duties

Mechanics in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor
  • Inspect and test engine and other mechanical components using test devices to diagnose and isolate faults
  • Adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools and equipment
  • Test and adjust repaired systems for proper performance
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment
  • Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment
  • Determine estimates of repair cost
  • May repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts.

Also Known As

  • all-terrain vehicle repairer
  • forklift mechanic
  • industrial truck repairer
  • motor boat mechanic
  • motor scooter repairer
  • motorcycle mechanic
  • motorcycle mechanic apprentice
  • outboard motor mechanic
  • snowmobile repairer
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school and training courses or a vocational program is usually required.
  • For motorcycle mechanics, completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program or A combination of over three years of work experience and high school or college courses in motorcycle repair is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
  • Motorcycle mechanic trade certification is compulsory in Ontario and Alberta and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and British Columbia.
  • Other mechanics in this unit group may require several years of on-the-job training.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified motorcycle mechanics upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Provincial Regulation

  • Provincially Regulated: Yes
  • Compulsory: No
  • Red Seal: Yes
Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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0.0%
Female
100.0%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

11.8%
15-24
20.6%
25-34
26.5%
35-44
23.5%
45-54
17.6%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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12.1%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
9.1%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
33.3%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
45.5%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
0.0%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

41.2%
Retail trade
20.6%
Other services (except public administration)
17.6%
Wholesale trade
20.6%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

19.40%
Northeast
29.00%
Southeast
29.00%
Southwest
22.60%
Central
0.00%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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N/A
Northeast
$39,646
Southeast
$47,028
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$40,030

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$42,742

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$40,030

Newfoundland

$34,389

Prince Edward Island

N/A

Nova Scotia

$38,911

Canada

$42,933
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

14
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

15
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

46
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-3
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

48