Average Automotive Service Technician Hourly Pay in Canada

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The average hourly pay for an Automotive Service Technician in Canada is C$22.69.
MEDIAN C$22.69
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Hourly Rate
C$13 - C$33
C$199 - C$5,123
Profit Sharing
C$50 - C$23,839
C$1,400 - C$7,500
Total Pay
C$28,368 - C$72,488

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Job Description for Automotive Service Technician

Automotive Service Technician Tasks
  • Diagnose, repair and perform maintenance on automobiles.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and parts.
  • Communicate with customer service, parts and sales departments.
  • Diagnose malfunctions using electronic testing equipment.

Popular Employer Salaries for Automotive Service Technician

The top respondents for the job title Automotive Service Technician are from the companies Canadian Tire Corp., Kal Tire Corporation and Active Green and Ross. Reported salaries are highest at Canadian Tire Corporation where the average pay is C$28.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Kal Tire Corporation, earning around C$17.25. Active Green and Ross pays the lowest at around C$14.75. Canadian Tire Corp. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying C$16.12.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Automotive Service Technician

Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, Electronic Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Diagnosis and Treatment Planning are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Service Technician

An entry-level Automotive Service Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$14.21 based on 13 salaries. An early career Automotive Service Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$16.90 based on 246 salaries. A mid-career Automotive Service Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.86 based on 225 salaries. An experienced Automotive Service Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$27.65 based on 170 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$29.
Employees with Automotive Service Technician in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 34.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (32.7% more) and Toronto, Ontario (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Hamilton, Ontario (8.4% less) and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (0.8% less).

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