Learn about the types of people who become motorcycle mechanics. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.
Employment Type Mix, 2023
61% of motorcycle mechanics work in full-time roles while 39% work part-time.
Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2023
This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a motorcycle mechanic. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.
More men than women are interested in becoming motorcycle mechanics at a ratio of 4.74 to 1.
Actual Gender Mix, 2023
8% of motorcycle mechanics are female and 92% are male.
Gender Bias, 2023
This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a motorcycle mechanic and the actual gender mix of people in the career.
If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a motorcycle mechanic and those who end up becoming one.
In this case there are more women interested in becoming a motorcycle mechanic than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.
Ethnic Mix, 2019
The largest ethnic group of motorcycle mechanics are White, making up 81% of the population. The next highest segments are Other and Aboriginal, making up 8% and 3% respectively.